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Skin Cancer Foundation

Promoting prevention, early detection, and effective treatment

four stars

92.38

205 Lexington Avenue 11th Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 725-5176   Web Site
EIN: 13-2948778

Board Leadership
Deborah Sarnoff
President

CEO
Dan Latore
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.38 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since its founding in 1979, The Skin Cancer Foundation has set the standard for educating the public and the medical profession about skin cancer, its prevention by means of sun protection, and the need for early detection and prompt, effective treatment. It is the only international organization devoted solely to combating the world's most common cancer, now occurring at epidemic levels. More than a million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States every year. The Foundation's mission is to decrease the incidence of the disease by means of public and professional education, medical training, and research.

Since its founding in 1979, The Skin Cancer Foundation has set the standard for educating the public and the medical profession about skin cancer, its prevention by means of sun protection, and the need for early detection and prompt, effective treatment. It is the only international organization devoted solely to combating the world's most common cancer, now occurring at epidemic levels. More than a million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States every year. The Foundation's mission is to decrease the incidence of the disease by means of public and professional education, medical training, and research.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.51
  Program Expenses Growth -14.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Skin Cancer Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Skin Cancer Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Skin Cancer Foundation (NY) 92.38 four stars
Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (MA) 96.66 four stars
Colon Cancer Coalition (MN) 86.69 three stars
Colorectal Cancer Alliance (DC) 91.67 four stars
GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer (CA) 95.87 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,546,476
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $89,681
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,636,157
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,636,157
   Other Revenue $727,419
TOTAL REVENUE $4,363,576
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,633,593
   Administrative Expenses $408,176
   Fundraising Expenses $509,086
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,550,855
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-187,279
   
Net Assets $8,648,748

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 92.38 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.48 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 94.38 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.36 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 91.80 four stars
2013-12 09/01/2015 80.89 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 70.29 two stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 83.54 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 83.71 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 80.88 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 78.77 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.70 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 98.59 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 98.41 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 80.82 three 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 13-2948778
Name in IRS Master File SKIN CANCER FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
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 September, 1978
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
None reported -- Dan Latore Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Skin Cancer Foundation (NY) 92.38 four stars
Colorectal Cancer Alliance (DC) 91.67 four stars
International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation (FL) 95.29 four stars
International Myeloma Foundation (CA) 91.16 four stars
Florida Breast Cancer Foundation (FL) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Skin Cancer Foundation
205 Lexington Avenue
11th Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 725-5176
fax: (212) 725-5751
EIN: 13-2948778

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Board Leadership

Deborah Sarnoff
President

CEO

Dan Latore
Executive Director

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