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CharityWatch report issued
November 2018

Top-Rated Charity
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

3803 North Fairfax Drive
Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22203

Other Names

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Tax Status




Stated Mission

Dedicated to improving the lives of persons and their families living with serious mental illness.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/2017

Program Percentage: 79%

The percentage of NAMI 's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $16

How many dollars NAMI spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.


Calculated Total Contributions


Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources


Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
NAMI IRS Form 990 43-1201653
NAMI Audited Financial Statements 43-1201653
Entity: NAMI
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 43-1201653
Entity: NAMI
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 43-1201653

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
This charity is Top-Rated
What does it mean to be Top-Rated?
meets governance benchmarks.
meets transparency benchmarks.
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
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  Name Title Compensation
1 Mary Giliberti CEO $231,044
2 Cheri Villa COO $190,816
3 Charles Harman Chief Development Officer $183,256
Name: Mary Giliberti
Title: CEO
Compensation: $231,044
Name: Cheri Villa
Title: COO
Compensation: $190,816
Name: Charles Harman
Title: Chief Development Officer
Compensation: $183,256

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