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LUNGevity Foundation

Dedicated to funding lung cancer research.

four stars

91.14

228 South Wabash Avenue Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60604
tel: (312) 407-6100   Web Site
EIN: 36-4433410

Board Leadership
Alexander F. Stern
Chair

CEO
Andrea Ferris
CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.14 four stars
  Financial 87.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of LUNGevity Foundation is to have a meaningful and immediate impact on improving lung cancer survival rates, ensure a higher quality of life for lung cancer patients, and provide a community for those impacted by lung cancer. In order to accomplish our mission, LUNGevity funds the most promising research into the early detection and successful treatment of lung cancer as identified by our board of leading scientists. LUNGevity also supports the largest national grassroots lung cancer network. We hope to inspire the nation to commit to ending lung cancer. Our vision is a world where no one dies from lung cancer. A world that LUNGevity helped to create by bringing together world-class scientific minds, passionate advocates, and an efficient and effective organization. Our vision is to unite the country in one movement to end lung cancer now.

The mission of LUNGevity Foundation is to have a meaningful and immediate impact on improving lung cancer survival rates, ensure a higher quality of life for lung cancer patients, and provide a community for those impacted by lung cancer. In order to accomplish our mission, LUNGevity funds the most promising research into the early detection and successful treatment of lung cancer as identified by our board of leading scientists. LUNGevity also supports the largest national grassroots lung cancer network. We hope to inspire the nation to commit to ending lung cancer. Our vision is a world where no one dies from lung cancer. A world that LUNGevity helped to create by bringing together world-class scientific minds, passionate advocates, and an efficient and effective organization. Our vision is to unite the country in one movement to end lung cancer now.

Financial

three stars

87.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.47
  Program Expenses Growth 8.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by LUNGevity Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by LUNGevity Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,395,932
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,027,243
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,423,175
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,423,175
   Other Revenue $-414,328
TOTAL REVENUE $7,008,847
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,403,309
   Administrative Expenses $793,538
   Fundraising Expenses $783,227
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,980,074
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $28,773
   
Net Assets $3,207,507

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
Clinical Research Awards $2,503,993 46.3%
Patient and Public Education $2,258,717 41.8%
Support Services $640,599 11.9%

Ratings History
LUNGevity Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 05/01/2018 91.14 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 90.94 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 88.73 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 89.36 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 90.62 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 85.44 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 89.58 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 89.22 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.02 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 87.31 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 89.66 three stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 92.87 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 89.55 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 36-4433410
Name in IRS Master File LUNGEVITY FOUNDATION
NTEE Code H12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 August, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$196,860 2.82% Andrea Stern Ferris President

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Charity Contact Info

LUNGevity Foundation
228 South Wabash Avenue
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60604
tel: (312) 407-6100
fax: (312) 464-0737
EIN: 36-4433410

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Board Leadership

Alexander F. Stern
Chair

CEO

Andrea Ferris
CEO

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