CHADD Funding Sources

CHADD Funding Sources in FY13

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. We rely on many sources of funding to support the activities of the association. Our total revenue in FY13 was $3,256,026.


Membership Dues – Membership dues from individuals, families, professionals, and organizations totaled $602,472 this year, and accounts for 19% of our overall revenue.

Conferences - Our annual conference, held in San Francisco in the fall of 2012, generated revenue of $590,103, including conference registrations, exhibits, sponsorships, events, and book sales. This is 18% of our total revenue.

Advertising – Advertising in Attention magazine, our online newsletters, and on our website accounted for $272,153, or 8% of CHADD’s revenue for the year.

Government Grants – CHADD received $891,489 from the Centers for Disease Control in a contract for our National Resource Center on ADHD. This is 27% of our total revenue.

Pharmaceutical Grants – Grants from pharmaceutical companies accounted for $562,750 in funds in FY13, or 17% of our total revenue. Information about these grants, and what the funds are used for, is available from CHADD.

Other Revenue – A variety of smaller revenue areas generated $50,936 in FY13, or 2% of our overall income.

Donations – Donations to CHADD account for $196,654, or 6% of the revenue generated in FY13.

Donated Services – These are services that are donated to CHADD. Their value in FY13 was $78,394, or 2% of our overall revenue.

Interest – CHADD accrued $11,084 in interest in FY 13.

Each year CHADD’s finances are audited by an independent auditing firm. Other sources of information on our finances include the IRS Form 990 that is posted to the website each year once completed by our auditors. If you would like further information, please contact CHADD’s CEO at (301) 306-7070.