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CURE Childhood Cancer
1117 Perimeter Center West
Suite N-402
Atlanta, GA 30338
tel: (800) 443-2873
fax: (770) 986-0038
EIN: 58-1244138

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Board Leadership

Kevin Kennedy


Kristin Connor
Executive Director

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Health : Medical Research

CURE Childhood Cancer

Imagine a world without childhood cancer

(out of 100)
Overall 93.67 4 stars
  Financial 96.01 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 4 stars
This rating was published 10/01/2015 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 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Primary Revenue Growth 17.7%
  Program Expenses Growth 18.8%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CURE Childhood Cancer on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 06/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,155,575
   Federated Campaigns $49,299
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $552,247
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,757,121
   Program Service Revenue $8,549
Total Primary Revenue $3,765,670
   Other Revenue $137,195
TOTAL REVENUE $3,902,865
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $3,491,453
   Administrative Expenses $262,870
   Fundraising Expenses $345,455
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-196,913
Net Assets $2,928,690


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$190,805 4.65% Kristin Connor Executive Director


Founded in 1975, CURE Childhood Cancer is dedicated to conquering childhood cancer through research, education and support of patients and their families. Since its establishment as a grass-roots organization, CURE has focused its efforts on improving the care, quality of life, and survival rate of children with cancer. The founders, parents and a dedicated pediatric oncologist, joined forces to support laboratory research that would translate into immediate care for children with cancer. Since that time, CURE has raised millions of dollars to fund cutting edge research at the Aflac Cancer Center Blood Disorders Service at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine. Through innovative programming, CURE also provides support for stricken families, providing them comfort and support during their time of devastating need.

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