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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Lung Cancer Alliance

Saving lives, advancing research, empowering people.

four stars

90.91

1700 K Street NW Suite 660
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 463-2080   Web Site
EIN: 91-1821040

Board Leadership
Cheryl Healton
Chair

CEO
Laurie Fenton Ambrose
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.91 four stars
  Financial 87.15 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 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

three stars

87.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.49
  Program Expenses Growth -1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lung Cancer Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lung Cancer Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lung Cancer Alliance (DC) 90.91 four stars
American Lung Association of the Southwest (AZ) 90.66 four stars
Breathe California of Los Angeles County (CA) 87.76 three stars
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (IL) 92.65 four stars
American Lung Association of the Northeast (CT) 92.61 four stars

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Lung Cancer Alliance is the leading and most highly rated nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting lung cancer in the nation. Our mission is focused on saving lives and advancing research by empowering the millions living with and at risk for lung cancer.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,350,355
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $222,628
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,572,983
   Program Service Revenue $35,916
Total Primary Revenue $3,608,899
   Other Revenue $72,442
TOTAL REVENUE $3,681,341
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,559,112
   Administrative Expenses $278,810
   Fundraising Expenses $583,118
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,421,040
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-739,699
   
Net Assets $6,334,768

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
National Awareness Program $1,102,383 31.0%
Community and Support Services $1,038,028 29.2%
Health Policy Program $743,222 20.9%

Ratings History
Lung Cancer Alliance has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.91 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 100.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 98.89 four stars
2014-12 11/01/2015 96.96 four stars
2013-12 11/01/2014 97.30 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 88.14 three stars
2011-12 10/01/2012 96.97 four stars
2010-12 10/01/2011 92.70 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.05 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 90.18 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 84.70 three stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 80.14 three stars
2005-12 07/01/2007 82.24 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 91-1821040
Name in IRS Master File LUNG CANCER ALLIANCE
NTEE Code G30
NTEE Classification Cancer
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(179) Other health services
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 July, 1997
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
$263,592 5.96% Laurie Fenton Ambrose President, CEO

Lung Cancer Alliance is the leading and most highly rated nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting lung cancer in the nation. Our mission is focused on saving lives and advancing research by empowering the millions living with and at risk for lung cancer.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lung Cancer Alliance (DC) 90.91 four stars
American Lung Association of the Southwest (AZ) 90.66 four stars
Free to Breathe (WI) 89.03 three stars
American Lung Association of the Midland States (OH) 89.27 three stars
American Lung Association of the Southeast (FL) 92.03 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lung Cancer Alliance
1700 K Street NW
Suite 660
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 463-2080
EIN: 91-1821040

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 418372
Boston, MA 02241

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Board Leadership

Cheryl Healton
Chair

CEO

Laurie Fenton Ambrose
President, CEO

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