Health : Medical Research

LUNGevity Foundation

Dedicated to funding lung cancer research.

four stars

91.89

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

Board Leadership
Alex Stern
Chair

CEO
Andrea Stern Ferris
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.89 four stars
  Financial 88.54 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of educational materials shipped and downloaded each year
6,525
Number of patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals reached via email
52,408
Return on investment of the research we fund
14
Number of patients surveyed on treatments and the patient experience
2,200
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth 12.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.5%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,948,630
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,462,457
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,411,087
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,411,087
   Other Revenue $-222,455
TOTAL REVENUE $8,188,632
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,966,288
   Administrative Expenses $568,359
   Fundraising Expenses $834,636
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,369,283
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-180,651
   
Net Assets $3,033,213

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$218,409 2.60% Andrea Stern Ferris President & CEO

Mission

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.

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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

Alex Stern
Chair

CEO

Andrea Stern Ferris
President & CEO