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National Brain Tumor Society
55 Chapel Street
Suite 200
Newton, MA 02458
tel: (617) 924-9997
fax: (617) 924-9998
EIN: 04-3068130

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Board Leadership

Michael Nathanson


David Arons
Chief Executive Officer

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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

National Brain Tumor Society

Committed to finding a cure for brain tumors

(out of 100)
Overall 87.89 3 stars
  Financial 83.36 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 stars
This rating was published 04/01/2016 using data for FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2014 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Primary Revenue Growth 6.6%
  Program Expenses Growth 15.1%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.06
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Brain Tumor Society on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,654,716
   Federated Campaigns $17,426
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $6,715,728
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,387,870
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,387,870
   Other Revenue $-1,306,113
TOTAL REVENUE $8,081,757
   Program Expenses $9,091,400
   Administrative Expenses $659,661
   Fundraising Expenses $1,246,137
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,915,441
Net Assets $959,246


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$8,654 0.07% Sally Davis CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$263,599 2.39% N. Paul TonThat Former CEO


National Brain Tumor Society is fiercely committed to finding better treatments, and ultimately a cure, for people living with a brain tumor today and anyone who will be diagnosed tomorrow. This means effecting change in the system at all levels.

We have a rigorous and thoughtful agenda, integrating research and public policy to bridge critical gaps. Starting with discovery science, to clinical trial design and the development of new therapies, there are many opportunities to make improvements and speed the momentum of new findings.

It's time to build on progress and transform tomorrow, today.

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