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ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105
tel: (800) 805-5856
fax: (901) 578-2805
EIN: 35-1044585

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Board Leadership

Martha Perine Beard, Paul Ayoub


James Downing
President and CEO

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Health : Treatment and Prevention Services (Fundraising)

ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Fundraising for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 83.77 3 stars
  Financial 77.05 2 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 4 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.81
  Liabilities to Assets 9.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 06/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $947,810,409
   Federated Campaigns $9,954,917
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,644,811
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $69,343,568
Total Contributions $1,029,753,705
   Program Service Revenue $97,421,430
Total Primary Revenue $1,127,175,135
   Other Revenue $203,464,462
TOTAL REVENUE $1,330,639,597
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $677,144,002
   Administrative Expenses $107,824,020
   Fundraising Expenses $205,308,788
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $340,362,787
Net Assets $3,559,817,349

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$1,299,281 0.13% William E. Evans CEO of St. Jude
Other Salaries of Note
$646,921 0.06% Richard C. Shadyac Jr. CEO of ALSAC


ALSAC (American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities) was founded in 1957 and exists for the sole purpose of raising funds to support the operating and maintenance of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. It is supported primarily by donations raised by ALSAC. Research efforts are directed at understanding the molecular, genetic and chemical bases of catastrophic diseases in children; identifying cures for such diseases; and promoting their prevention. Research is focused specifically on cancers, some acquired and inherited immunodeficiencies, sickle cell disease, infectious diseases and genetic disorders.

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Note: This report represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (35-1044585)
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Inc. (62-0646012)

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