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Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc.

Connecting cystic fibrosis resources with community needs

four stars

94.05

1731 Embarcadero Road Suite 210
Palo Alto, CA 94303
tel: (855) 237-4669   Web Site
EIN: 51-0169988

Board Leadership
Bill Hult
President

CEO
Sue Landgraf
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.05 four stars
  Financial 92.61 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 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)
85.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.16
  Program Expenses Growth 4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. (CA) 94.05 four stars
National Ataxia Foundation (MN) 90.71 four stars
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (PA) 92.22 four stars
First Candle (MD) 85.31 three stars
The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (PA) 93.48 four stars

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The Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. (CFRI) works to fund research, provide educational and personal support, and spread awareness of cystic fibrosis (CF), a life-threatening genetic disease. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited chronic disease that affects the respiratory, digestive and reproductive systems. As we work to find a cure for cystic fibrosis, CFRI envisions informing, engaging, and empowering the CF community to help all who have this challenging disease attain the highest possible quality of life. Our committees include: the Research Advisory Committee, which administers, reviews and offers guidance on what cystic fibrosis research to fund; the Events Committees, which organize and coordinate many popular events throughout the year; and the Newsletter Committee, which produces our award-winning monthly newsletter, with over 15,000 subscribers.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,018,283
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,018,283
   Program Service Revenue $109,325
Total Primary Revenue $1,127,608
   Other Revenue $194,603
TOTAL REVENUE $1,322,211
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $880,568
   Administrative Expenses $28,678
   Fundraising Expenses $76,712
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $985,958
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $336,253
   
Net Assets $1,162,429

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
Education & Support $576,529 65.5%
Funding of Research Projects $304,039 34.5%

Ratings History
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 94.05 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.84 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 94.71 four stars
2013-12 12/01/2014 86.76 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 89.61 three stars
2011-12 09/01/2012 89.03 three stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 91.98 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 88.82 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.60 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 90.95 four stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 86.22 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 93.73 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 91.05 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 88.04 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 51-0169988
Name in IRS Master File CYSTIC FIBROSIS RESEARCH INC
NTEE Code H24
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 December, 1975
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, 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
$112,194 11.37% Sue Landgraf Executive Director

The Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. (CFRI) works to fund research, provide educational and personal support, and spread awareness of cystic fibrosis (CF), a life-threatening genetic disease. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited chronic disease that affects the respiratory, digestive and reproductive systems. As we work to find a cure for cystic fibrosis, CFRI envisions informing, engaging, and empowering the CF community to help all who have this challenging disease attain the highest possible quality of life. Our committees include: the Research Advisory Committee, which administers, reviews and offers guidance on what cystic fibrosis research to fund; the Events Committees, which organize and coordinate many popular events throughout the year; and the Newsletter Committee, which produces our award-winning monthly newsletter, with over 15,000 subscribers.

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Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. (CA) 94.05 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc.
1731 Embarcadero Road
Suite 210
Palo Alto, CA 94303
tel: (855) 237-4669
fax: (650) 404-9981
EIN: 51-0169988

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Board Leadership

Bill Hult
President

CEO

Sue Landgraf
Executive Director

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