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    Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

    Crohn's & Colitis Foundation


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    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible


    ...733 3RD AVE STE 510
    New York NY 10017-3218


    New York NY | IRS ruling year: 1966 | EIN: 13-6193105  


    Organization Mission

    The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is a leading supporter and founder of medical research in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis-collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). We invest our dollars wisely, funding the best IBD research globally and implementing a peer-review process insuring that only the most promising and relevant grant applications are funded. With more than 1000 grants awarded, the foundation played a role in every major scientific breakthrough in IBD, from generating data leading to new therapies to the discovery of the first gene for Crohn's disease. The foundation supports Basic and Clinical research. Basic research studies the complex interactions between genes, bacteria, and the immune response in IBD. Foundation-sponsored research led to breakthrough discoveries in the role genetics and the human microbiome play in IBD onset and progression. We are establishing the largest research and information exchange to develop better treatments and cures.


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 86%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores, weighted as follows: 80% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability, 10% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

    Beacon Weights
    Historical Ratings
     Important note on the timeliness of ratings

    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Accountability & Finance
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability


    Accountability & Finance


    Crohn's & Colitis Foundation has earned a 83% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2019, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable

    Financial Metrics
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 80.50% - 2.5/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 0.11 years - 2.5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.07 - 10/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 12.70% - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 6.50% - 10/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 80.70% - 8.77/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - 1.61% - 2.61/10 pts

    Additional Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available
    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available
    Pandemic Response - Data Available

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