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Cancer Support Community North Texas

Cancer support for the whole family, the whole time. It is our vision that no one should have to face cancer alone.

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four stars

90.22

Texas Health Resources University 8196 Walnut Hill Lane, LL10
Dallas, TX 75231
tel: (214) 345-8230   Web Site
EIN: 75-2633654

Board Leadership
Chris Franklin
Chair

CEO
Mirchelle Louis
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.22 four stars
  Financial 88.73 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Cancer Support Community North Texas is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. Completely free of charge and nonprofit, Cancer Support Community offers support groups, networking groups, lectures, workshops and social events in a non-residential, home-like setting. Cancer Support Community is a place where people with cancer and their families and friends learn to live with cancer, and hopefully beyond it. It is their lifeline to strength, hope and guidance. The effects are often life-changing.

The mission of Cancer Support Community North Texas is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. Completely free of charge and nonprofit, Cancer Support Community offers support groups, networking groups, lectures, workshops and social events in a non-residential, home-like setting. Cancer Support Community is a place where people with cancer and their families and friends learn to live with cancer, and hopefully beyond it. It is their lifeline to strength, hope and guidance. The effects are often life-changing.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Total number of organization members
4,824
Total number of new organization members
461
Number of convenings hosted by the organization
2,402
Number of community initiatives in which the organization participates
14,387
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.73

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.36
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cancer Support Community North Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cancer Support Community North Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cancer Support Community North Texas (TX) 90.22 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities (IL) 92.82 four stars
Angel Foundation (MN) 88.55 three stars
Eagle Mount (MT) 91.88 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida (FL) 88.73 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,156,729
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,156,729
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,156,729
   Other Revenue $365,320
TOTAL REVENUE $1,522,049
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,301,684
   Administrative Expenses $110,356
   Fundraising Expenses $172,174
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,584,214
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-62,165
   
Net Assets $2,262,396

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Support & Networking Groups $976,263 75.0%
Children's Program $325,421 25.0%

Ratings History
Cancer Support Community North Texas has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 90.22 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 92.95 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 90.47 four stars
2014-12 08/01/2016 90.00 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 89.17 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 89.09 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 80.65 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 77.72 two stars
2010-12 12/20/2012 74.97 two stars
2010-12 12/01/2012 74.18 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 70.91 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 74.74 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 65.25 one star
2008-12 07/01/2010 78.19 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 82.78 three stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 79.79 two stars
2005-12 08/01/2007 87.08 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 75-2633654
Name in IRS Master File CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY NORTH TEXAS
NTEE Code E80
NTEE Classification Health, General and Financing
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 April, 1996
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
$100,035 6.31% Mirchelle Louis Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cancer Support Community North Texas (TX) 90.22 four stars
The Autism Community in Action (CA) 85.09 three stars
Family House (CA) 97.17 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 92.46 four stars
Children's Organ Transplant Association (IN) 95.07 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cancer Support Community North Texas
Texas Health Resources University
8196 Walnut Hill Lane, LL10
Dallas, TX 75231
tel: (214) 345-8230
EIN: 75-2633654

Mail donations to:
Texas Health Resources University
P.O. Box 601744
Dallas, TX 75360

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Board Leadership

Chris Franklin
Chair

CEO

Mirchelle Louis
Chief Executive Officer

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