Health : Treatment and Prevention Services (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation

Funding life-changing breakthroughs in breast cancer

four stars

92.92

4210 W. Irving Park Road CHICAGO, IL 60641
tel: (312) 252-2502   Web Site
EIN: 36-3727715

Board Leadership
Meredith Soren Freese
Chair

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation (LSCRF) is one of the nation's leading breast cancer research and education charities. It was founded in 1985 in memory of Lynn Sage, a Chicago-area woman who endured a six-year struggle with breast cancer with her spirit and dignity intact before she died at the age of 39. Our mission is to support the understanding, research and treatment of breast cancer in partnership with Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. Since its inception, LSCRF has raised over $31 million for breast cancer research. LSCRF fulfills its mission by funding a breast cancer research program, a breast fellowship program, and breast cancer outreach.

The Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation (LSCRF) is one of the nation's leading breast cancer research and education charities. It was founded in 1985 in memory of Lynn Sage, a Chicago-area woman who endured a six-year struggle with breast cancer with her spirit and dignity intact before she died at the age of 39. Our mission is to support the understanding, research and treatment of breast cancer in partnership with Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. Since its inception, LSCRF has raised over $31 million for breast cancer research. LSCRF fulfills its mission by funding a breast cancer research program, a breast fellowship program, and breast cancer outreach.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
89.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.11
  Program Expenses Growth -10.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $421,421
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $29,450
   Fundraising Events $323,651
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $774,522
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $774,522
   Other Revenue $392,952
TOTAL REVENUE $1,167,474
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $104,277
   Administrative Expenses $80,539
   Fundraising Expenses $60,259
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $245,075
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $922,399
   
Net Assets $2,487,425

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Julie Lampert Executive Board Chair

Mission

The Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation (LSCRF) is one of the nation's leading breast cancer research and education charities. It was founded in 1985 in memory of Lynn Sage, a Chicago-area woman who endured a six-year struggle with breast cancer with her spirit and dignity intact before she died at the age of 39. Our mission is to support the understanding, research and treatment of breast cancer in partnership with Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. Since its inception, LSCRF has raised over $31 million for breast cancer research. LSCRF fulfills its mission by funding a breast cancer research program, a breast fellowship program, and breast cancer outreach.

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Charity Contact Info

Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation
4210 W. Irving Park Road
CHICAGO, IL 60641
tel: (312) 252-2502
EIN: 36-3727715

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Board Leadership

Meredith Soren Freese
Chair