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    Parkinson Research Foundation

    Parkinson Research Foundation


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    501(c)(3) organization

    Donations are tax-deductible

    5969 Cattleridge Boulevard
    Suite 100
    Sarasota FL 34232


    Sarasota FL | IRS ruling year: 2003 | EIN: 20-0205035  


    Organization Mission

    The mission of Parkinson Research Foundation (PRF) is to help find a cure for Parkinson's disease through funding research, while providing education and services that improve quality of life for people living with Parkinson's disease and care partners.
    PRF publishes scientific findings and advocates for patients-rights.
    We improve awareness through local and National outreach. PRF produces educational conferences and provides funding for Parkinson Place a 9000 sq. ft. Multidisciplinary center in Sarasota, Florida which offers FREE membership & more than 65 free ZOOM and in-person programs per month including research webinars, fitness, dance, tai chi, yoga, voice & music therapy, Rock Steady Boxing(tm), Brains and Balance(tm) & Trivia.
    Parkinson Place is your go-to comprehensive resource and referral service center.


    Rating Information

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    This charity's score is 82%, 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: 90% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    Rating Report

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


    Accountability & Finance




    Most Recent Fiscal Year:
    FY 2022

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

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    Key Accountability Metrics

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    Majority Independent Board Members - 25% independent members0 out of 10 points  
    Independent Board Size - 1 independent members0 out of 10 points  
    Financial Statements - Audit10 out of 20 points  
    Material Diversion of Assets - None20 out of 20 points  

    Tax Form Disclosures and Policies

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    Website Listed on Tax Form - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Conflict of Interest Policy - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Whistleblower Policy - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Document Retention and Destruction - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Documents Board Meeting Minutes - Yes5 out of 5 points  
    Tax Form Distributed to Board Before Filing - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Loans to/from Officers - Missing5 out of 5 points  

    Website Disclosures

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    No Credit
    Tax Form Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed5 out of 5 points  

    Financial Metrics

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    Liabilities to Assets: Ratio - 4.79%25 out of 25 points  
    Program Expense: Ratio - 61.89%15 out of 25 points  
    Fundraising Efficiency: Ratio - $0.1925 out of 25 points  
    Working Capital: Ratio - 1.22 years25 out of 25 points  

    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  

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