Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

National Brain Tumor Society

Committed to finding a cure for brain tumors

three stars

80.75

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

Board Leadership
Michael Nathanson
Chair

CEO
David Arons
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.75 three stars
  Financial 72.79 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of volunteers
40,000
This impact information is current as of October 2019, 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

two stars

72.79

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth 3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 43.6%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,510,889
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $7,463,037
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,973,926
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $10,973,926
   Other Revenue $-940,679
TOTAL REVENUE $10,033,247
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,431,869
   Administrative Expenses $606,385
   Fundraising Expenses $962,778
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,001,032
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,032,215
   
Net Assets $2,234,936

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$211,210 2.34% David Arons Chief Executive Officer

Mission

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.

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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

Michael Nathanson
Chair

CEO

David Arons
Chief Executive Officer