Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

National Brain Tumor Society

Committed to finding a cure for brain tumors

two stars

75.86

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 75.86 two stars
  Financial 65.87 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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

65.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 92.8%
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 $2,734,563
   Federated Campaigns $20,495
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $6,980,730
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,735,788
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,735,788
   Other Revenue $-1,666,693
TOTAL REVENUE $8,069,095
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,647,128
   Administrative Expenses $542,668
   Fundraising Expenses $1,055,748
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,245,544
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $823,551
   
Net Assets $167,264

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$171,067 2.36% David Arons 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