Mission:

PROVIDE EMOTIONAL, PRACTICAL, EDUCATIONAL AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO FAMILIES OF CHILDREN BATTLING CHILDHOOD CANCER.


 www.childcancerfund.org
 |  4720 SALISBURY RD Jacksonville FL 32256-6101

Child Cancer Fund Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, and is a 501(c)(3) organization. EIN: 59-3359840.  Donations are tax-deductible. The IRS' NTEE classification is Cancer within the Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines category. The IRS ruling year for tax exemption was 1996.

(Source: IRS Business Master File and Form 990)


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Encompass Rating System by Charity Navigator


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Overall Score
BETA

100

out of 100

This charity's score is a passing score.

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...   Finance & Accountability


Charity Navigator evaluates a nonprofit organization’s financial health including measures of stability, efficiency and sustainability. We also track accountability and transparency policies to ensure the good governance and integrity of the organization.


Finance & Accountability Score
BETA

100

out of 100

This charity's score is a passing score

This Beta V1 of Finance Score provides a baseline measure of an organization’s health including the indicators listed in the report below.

This score represents Form 990 data from latest filing year 2018.



Finance & Accountability Rating Highlights

Higher Effect on Score

Board Composition

21/21 Independent

We look for at least 3 board members, with more than 50% of members identified as independent.

Lower Effect on Score

Liabilities to Assets Ratio

2.21%

Charity Navigator looks for a ratio less than 50%.

No Effect on Score

Total Revenue

$510,544

Charity Navigator doesn’t evaluate revenue amounts or sources in Beta V1. An organization’s size can affect whether and how we evaluate other indicators.

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Finance & Accountability Report

100

of 100 points (BETA)

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Overview

Overview

The Finance and Accountability Score provides a basic measure for organizational health. At this time, it comprises 100% of a charity's Overall Score.

Program Expense Ratio

84.65%

Higher effect on score

More data  


The Program Expense Ratio is determined by Program Expenses divided by Total Expense (average of most recent three 990s).


For a passing score, Charity Navigator looks for a ratio of 70% or higher. Charities in the 50%-70% range receive zero points for their Program Expense Ratio score. Charities that fall below 50% will receive zero points for both of their financial metric scores, Program Expense Ratio AND Liabilities to Assets Ratio.


Source: IRS Form 990

Board Composition

21/21 Independent

Higher effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for at least 3 board members, with more than 50% of those members identified as independent.


Source: IRS Form 990

Independent Review/Financial Audit

Has Review/Audit

Higher effect on score


For organizations larger than $1million in total revenue we expect to see that the charity completed an audit.


This indicator is not part of the score for organizations less than $250k in total revenue and is removed from the scoring methodology.


For charities under $1 million but over $250K in total revenue we expect to see that the charity completed an Audit, Review or Compilation.


Source: IRS Form 990

Liabilities to Assets Ratio

2.21%

Lower effect on score


The Liabilities to Assets Ratio is determined by Total Liabilities divided by Total Assets (most recent 990).


Charity Navigator looks for a ratio less than 50%.


Source: IRS Form 990

Website Listed

Listed

Lower effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for a website on the Form 990 as an accountability and transparency measure.


Nonprofits act in the public trust and reporting publicly on activities is an important component


Source: IRS Form 990

Data Sources

IRS Forms 990 are provided courtesy of Foundation Center.

...   Impact & Results


Charity Navigator assesses how well a nonprofit delivers on its mission. To issue an Impact & Results score, we estimate the actual impact a nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determine whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact.


No Score

We have not issued this nonprofit an Impact & Results score. This does not indicate a positive or negative assessment, only that we have not reached a conclusion for one of the following reasons:

  • The nonprofit is eligible for a score, but we have not yet gotten to scoring it.

  • The nonprofit is eligible for a score, but we have not yet developed the specific algorithms to estimate the impact of the type of service it delivers and so cannot issue a score yet.

  • The nonprofit does not primarily deliver services directly to beneficiaries or it is not reasonable to expect the nonprofit to measure impact for its primary activity. The impact analysis framework that we use is not well suited to these nonprofits.

  • The nonprofit is not heavily reliant on individual donors because beneficiaries fund a majority of its costs or it does not receive any private charitable contributions.

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Additional Information

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Largest Programs

Largest Programs



Child Cancer Fund Inc. reported its largest program on its FY 2018 Form 990 as:


$270,752

Spent in most recent FY

100%

Percent of program expenses


PROVIDE FINANCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT AND SERVICES FOR FAMILIES WHO HAVE A CHILD WITH CANCER; SUPPORT INCLUDES: FUNDING THE CHILD LIFE SPECIALIST POSITION AT NEMOURS SERVING APPROXIMATELY 300 PATI ... (More)


GuideStar Seal of Transparency

Gold


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Note: GuideStar Seals do not effect the nonprofit’s Impact & Results Score.


What is your organization aiming to accomplish?

A restricted account has been established so that no child will ever go to the clinic and not have a Child Life Specialist to support them. This restricted account called the Christy Fund was established in 2005 in memory of a child who lost her battle. Once it hits the target amount, the position will be covered through investment proceeds into perpetuity. We aim to hit our goal by 2020. Funds for that program in our operating budget will then be disbursed to help the growing number of children diagnosed and their families through our other programs.


What are your strategies for making this happen?

The Child Cancer Fund was established in 1994. The year 2019 will be our 25th Anniversary. We are in the process of developing a strategic plan for a year long campaign to raise $300k to get us to our goal for the restricted account.


What are your organization's capabilities for doing this?

Through our committees and strategic partners we will execute our plan. The main committees involved will be the Executive Committee, Development Committee, and Communications Committee. Our partners include a major donor and our media partner. We also plan to out source minimally where we lack the expertise or capability.


How will your organization know if you are making progress?

We will monitor by use of goal setting for each action item of the campaign. There will be specific events, fundraising opportunities, and drives for hitting our goal.


What have and haven't you accomplished so far?

Since 2005, we have raised almost $1.4 million outside of our operating budget for this specific purpose through the Christy Fund. We can use our 25th Anniversary as a way to get creative and complete our goal of $1.7 million for the Child Life Specialist position. We have a brainstorming meeting set for September 7th with our media partner and Communications Committee. Soon after, the Communications Committee will meet to devise a strategic plan for completing the Christy Fund Restricted Account. The Communications Committee will present the plan to the Executive Committee on October 9th. A finalized plan will be presented to the Board of Directors on November 13th.



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...   Leadership & Adaptability


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Leadership & Adaptability Score (BETA)

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...   Culture & Community


Charity Navigator will provide an assessment of the organization’s people operations, connectedness and engagement with the constituents and communities served, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion measures.


Culture & Community Score (BETA)

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