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The following is an overview of the Lupus Research Alliance’s income and expenditures for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018.

Revenue & Other Support:
Contributions $15,396,535
Other Support $ 3,616,243
Total Revenue & Other Support: $19,012,778

Program Expenditures:
Research $ 9,608,831
Scientific programs $ 7,064,789
Public policy $ 788,377
Total Program Expenditures: $17,461,997

Administration Expenditures: $1,973,754*
Fundraising Expenditures: $3,179,907*

End of Year Net Asset Balance: $41,261,296

*The LRA’s Supporting Services are covered by donations from its Board of Directors.

As of December 31, 2018, The Lupus Research Alliance has unrestricted financial reserves of approximately $37 million or about 1.6 times its most recent annual expenses, which totaled approximately $23 million. The majority of the $37 million is being held in a board designated endowment in order for the organization to have funds available for special research projects and is designated solely for lupus research.

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