Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

National Brain Tumor Society

Committed to finding a cure for brain tumors

two stars

75.14

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 75.14 two stars
  Financial 65.08 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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.

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Financial

one star

65.08

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 125.0%
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 $1,600,383
   Federated Campaigns $23,865
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $7,105,815
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,730,063
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,730,063
   Other Revenue $-1,447,847
TOTAL REVENUE $7,282,216
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,745,472
   Administrative Expenses $912,651
   Fundraising Expenses $1,164,786
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,822,909
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,540,693
   
Net Assets $-680,249

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$116,783 1.32% David Arons CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$195,920 2.22% Sally Davis Former CEO

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