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

Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation

Funding life-changing breakthroughs in breast cancer

four stars

91.51

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 91.51 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
89.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.22
  Program Expenses Growth 60.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
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 $560,365
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $32,150
   Fundraising Events $799,401
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,391,916
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,391,916
   Other Revenue $-30,754
TOTAL REVENUE $1,361,162
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $556,965
   Administrative Expenses $79,105
   Fundraising Expenses $51,281
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $687,351
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $673,811
   
Net Assets $2,944,589

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Hollis Hanover Executive Board Of Dir/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