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Skin Cancer Foundation

Promoting prevention, early detection, and effective treatment

four stars

94.38

149 Madison Avenue Suite 901
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 94.38 four stars
  Financial 93.14 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

93.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
89.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.16
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
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) 94.38 four stars
Leukemia Research Foundation (IL) 91.72 four stars
Melanoma Research Foundation (DC) 89.02 three stars
Horizons Community Solutions (GA) 90.79 four stars
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (TX) 92.08 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,230,212
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $116,164
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,346,376
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,346,376
   Other Revenue $478,647
TOTAL REVENUE $6,825,023
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,723,576
   Administrative Expenses $266,327
   Fundraising Expenses $485,660
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,475,563
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $349,460
   
Net Assets $8,144,381

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
Skin Cancer Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Mary Stine Executive Director

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Skin Cancer Foundation (NY) 94.38 four stars
Commonweal (CA) 93.77 four stars
ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer (VA) 89.39 three stars
Leukemia Research Foundation (IL) 91.72 four stars
Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (MA) 90.87 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Skin Cancer Foundation
149 Madison Avenue
Suite 901
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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