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National Brain Tumor Society

Committed to finding a cure for brain tumors

four stars

94.08

55 Chapel Street Suite 200
Newton, MA 02458
tel: (617) 924-9997   Web Site
EIN: 04-3068130

Board Leadership
Tom Roloff
Chair

CEO
David Arons
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.08 four stars
  Financial 91.64 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

National Brain Tumor Society is fiercely committed to finding better treatments, and ultimately a cure, for people living with a brain tumor today and anyone who will be diagnosed tomorrow. This means effecting change in the system at all levels.

We have a rigorous and thoughtful agenda, integrating research and public policy to bridge critical gaps. Starting with discovery science, to clinical trial design and the development of new therapies, there are many opportunities to make improvements and speed the momentum of new findings.

It's time to build on progress and transform tomorrow, today.

National Brain Tumor Society is fiercely committed to finding better treatments, and ultimately a cure, for people living with a brain tumor today and anyone who will be diagnosed tomorrow. This means effecting change in the system at all levels.

We have a rigorous and thoughtful agenda, integrating research and public policy to bridge critical gaps. Starting with discovery science, to clinical trial design and the development of new therapies, there are many opportunities to make improvements and speed the momentum of new findings.

It's time to build on progress and transform tomorrow, today.

Financial

four stars

91.64

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
82.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth 13.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Brain Tumor Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Brain Tumor Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,689,821
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $8,438,324
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,128,145
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $14,128,145
   Other Revenue $36,564
TOTAL REVENUE $14,164,709
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,156,960
   Administrative Expenses $373,076
   Fundraising Expenses $1,107,808
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,637,844
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,526,865
   
Net Assets $6,764,300

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
Information Awareness and Remembrance $4,404,759 54.0%
Research $2,610,227 32.0%
Public Policy & Advocacy $1,141,974 14.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 94.08 four stars
2018-12 11/01/2019 80.75 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 77.82 two stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 75.86 two stars
2015-12 02/01/2018 75.30 two stars
2015-12 10/01/2017 75.14 two stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 75.39 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.93 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 87.89 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 91.34 four stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 89.93 three stars
2011-09 02/01/2013 87.01 three stars
2011-09 11/06/2012 86.84 three stars
2010-09 03/01/2012 92.22 four stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 88.06 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 84.64 three stars
2008-09 02/01/2010 95.88 four stars
2007-09 02/01/2009 99.25 four stars
2006-09 02/01/2008 97.55 four stars
2005-09 04/01/2007 99.22 four 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 04-3068130
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL BRAIN TUMOR SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
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 (927) Fundraising
(200) Business promotion (chamber of commerce, business league, etc.
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, 1994
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$225,487 2.33% David Arons CEO

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National Brain Tumor Society (MA) 94.08 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

National Brain Tumor Society
55 Chapel Street
Suite 200
Newton, MA 02458
tel: (617) 924-9997
fax: (617) 924-9998
EIN: 04-3068130

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Board Leadership

Tom Roloff
Chair

CEO

David Arons
CEO

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