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Livestrong Foundation

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three stars

83.66

2201 East Sixth Street Austin, TX 78702
tel: (844) 448-3257   Web Site
EIN: 74-2806618

Board Leadership
Candice Aaron
Chairman

CEO
Greg Lee
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.66 three stars
  Financial 76.90 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Livestrong Foundation believes that unity is strength, knowledge is power and attitude is everything. Our programs, awareness events and advocacy work are the heart of what we do and our leaders and donors provide both the vision and the support for us to carry out our mission. Since 1997, we've been working to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. We started as a small group trying to raise money to fight this disease. As cancer has quietly become the world's leading cause of death, our work has expanded and now reaches every corner of the globe. We empower the cancer community to address the unmet needs of cancer survivors. To do so, we encourage collaboration, knowledge-sharing and partnership.

The Livestrong Foundation believes that unity is strength, knowledge is power and attitude is everything. Our programs, awareness events and advocacy work are the heart of what we do and our leaders and donors provide both the vision and the support for us to carry out our mission. Since 1997, we've been working to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. We started as a small group trying to raise money to fight this disease. As cancer has quietly become the world's leading cause of death, our work has expanded and now reaches every corner of the globe. We empower the cancer community to address the unmet needs of cancer survivors. To do so, we encourage collaboration, knowledge-sharing and partnership.

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Financial

two stars

76.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.64
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.56
  Program Expenses Growth -12.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Livestrong Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Livestrong Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Livestrong Foundation (TX) 83.66 three stars
Colorectal Cancer Alliance (DC) 91.67 four stars
International Myeloma Foundation (CA) 91.16 four stars
Horizons Community Solutions (GA) 89.20 three stars
The V Foundation (NC) 95.79 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,652,398
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $325,200
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $49,836
Total Contributions $3,027,434
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,027,434
   Other Revenue $6,166,683
TOTAL REVENUE $9,194,117
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,820,535
   Administrative Expenses $634,704
   Fundraising Expenses $1,939,062
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,394,301
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-6,200,184
   
Net Assets $57,840,452

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 83.66 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 85.49 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 89.32 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 88.96 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.09 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 82.95 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 87.96 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 87.63 three stars
2012-12 08/01/2013 86.29 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 92.58 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 74-2806618
Name in IRS Master File THE LIVESTRONG FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date December, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$304,115 1.97% Greg D. Lee President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Livestrong Foundation (TX) 83.66 three stars
Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (MA) 96.66 four stars
Horizons Community Solutions (GA) 89.20 three stars
Fight Colorectal Cancer (MO) 95.05 four stars
Colon Cancer Coalition (MN) 86.69 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Livestrong Foundation
2201 East Sixth Street
Austin, TX 78702
tel: (844) 448-3257
EIN: 74-2806618

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 6003
Albert Lea, MN 56007

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Board Leadership

Candice Aaron
Chairman

CEO

Greg Lee
President

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