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Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
733 Third Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10017
tel: (800) 932-2423
fax: (212) 779-4098
EIN: 13-6193105

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Board Leadership

Vance Gibbs


Richard Geswell

Give From Your Donor Advised Fund

Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

Working to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

(out of 100)
Overall 91.63 4 stars
  Financial 88.86 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 14.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Primary Revenue Growth 7.1%
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $31,512,564
   Federated Campaigns $1,603,945
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $27,370,458
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $415,313
Total Contributions $60,902,280
   Program Service Revenue $353,610
Total Primary Revenue $61,255,890
   Other Revenue $1,977,087
TOTAL REVENUE $63,232,977
   Program Expenses $48,026,301
   Administrative Expenses $8,923,114
   Fundraising Expenses $4,291,920
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,991,642
Net Assets $10,964,882


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$551,719 0.90% Richard Geswell President


The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) works to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. CCFA sponsors basic and clinical research of the highest quality. The foundation also offers a wide range of educational programs for patients and health-care professionals, and provides supportive services to help people cope with these chronic intestinal diseases. These programs are supported solely by contributions from the public. Our areas of focus are: research programs, education programs, and support services.

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