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Celebrity Fight Night Foundation

Winning the Fight for Charities

one star

65.29

2111 East Highland Suite 135
Phoenix, AZ 85016
tel: (602) 956-1121   Web Site
EIN: 86-0903119

Board Leadership
Jimmy Walker
Chairman

CEO
Jimmy Walker
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 65.29 one star
  Financial 51.08 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Recognized as one of the nation's elite charity events, Celebrity Fight Night is a star-studded evening that was annually presented in honor of our featured guest, Muhammad Ali, for more than 20 years. Celebrities and professional athletes from all over the world participate in a night filled with incredible live auction items and live musical performances by many of today's brightest stars. This power-packed night of excitement not only leaves our audience with unforgettable memories each year but, more importantly, provides significant dollars for charities. Since our first event we have given approximately $90 million that has provided valuable support to many charities, primarily the Barrow Neurological Foundation. Barrow Neurological Institute is the world's largest neurological disease treatment and research institution. We are proud to support the BNI's Alzheimer's and Memory Disorders Program, as well as the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center.

Recognized as one of the nation's elite charity events, Celebrity Fight Night is a star-studded evening that was annually presented in honor of our featured guest, Muhammad Ali, for more than 20 years. Celebrities and professional athletes from all over the world participate in a night filled with incredible live auction items and live musical performances by many of today's brightest stars. This power-packed night of excitement not only leaves our audience with unforgettable memories each year but, more importantly, provides significant dollars for charities. Since our first event we have given approximately $90 million that has provided valuable support to many charities, primarily the Barrow Neurological Foundation. Barrow Neurological Institute is the world's largest neurological disease treatment and research institution. We are proud to support the BNI's Alzheimer's and Memory Disorders Program, as well as the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center.

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Financial

zero star

51.08

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
53.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 39.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.08
  Program Expenses Growth -38.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 83.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Celebrity Fight Night Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Celebrity Fight Night Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Celebrity Fight Night Foundation (AZ) 65.29 one star
Masonic Medical Research Institute (NY) 85.61 three stars
Hope & Heroes Children's Cancer Fund (NY) 89.30 three stars
Vascular Cures (CA) 85.41 three stars
Cure Alzheimer's Fund (MA) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,137,275
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,912,816
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,050,091
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,050,091
   Other Revenue $-1,737,589
TOTAL REVENUE $2,312,502
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,470,250
   Administrative Expenses $186,000
   Fundraising Expenses $1,054,429
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,710,679
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-398,177
   
Net Assets $228,285

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
Research and Fund Distribution $1,470,250 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-05 08/01/2019 65.29 one star
2017-05 09/01/2018 74.05 two stars
2016-05 12/06/2017 76.67 two stars
2015-05 11/01/2016 82.50 three stars
2014-05 06/01/2016 80.44 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 11/01/2015 81.39 three stars
2013-05 10/01/2014 86.49 three stars
2012-05 07/01/2013 79.59 two stars
2011-05 12/01/2012 84.62 three stars
2011-05 11/06/2012 67.55 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 86-0903119
Name in IRS Master File CELEBRITY FIGHT NIGHT FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
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
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • May, 2018
  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$229,500 8.46% Jimmy Walker Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$172,982 6.38% Sean Currie Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Celebrity Fight Night Foundation (AZ) 65.29 one star
Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FL) 87.97 three stars
Steadman Philippon Research Institute (CO) 86.07 three stars
Brain Research Foundation (IL) 87.41 three stars
International Society for Infectious Diseases (MA) 87.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Celebrity Fight Night Foundation
2111 East Highland
Suite 135
Phoenix, AZ 85016
tel: (602) 956-1121
fax: (602) 346-1555
EIN: 86-0903119

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Board Leadership

Jimmy Walker
Chairman

CEO

Jimmy Walker
President

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