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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis

Dedicated to curing multiple sclerosis by determining its causes

88.98

460 Totten Pond Road Suite 140
Waltham, MA 02451
tel: (781) 487-0008   Web Site
EIN: 04-3555864

Board Leadership
Linda Kanner
Chair

CEO
Sara Loud
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.98
  Financial 84.42
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2001, the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis is a national organization dedicated to curing multiple sclerosis (MS) by determining the cause of MS. We believe the route to finding the cure will most quickly come from determining the cause or causes of MS. The causes will be found by developing a logical, organized, straight-forward process based on what is known about the causes of disease in general. This process must be clearly spelled out and presented in a manner that is accessible to those involved: researchers, clinicians, and individuals with MS.

Founded in 2001, the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis is a national organization dedicated to curing multiple sclerosis (MS) by determining the cause of MS. We believe the route to finding the cure will most quickly come from determining the cause or causes of MS. The causes will be found by developing a logical, organized, straight-forward process based on what is known about the causes of disease in general. This process must be clearly spelled out and presented in a manner that is accessible to those involved: researchers, clinicians, and individuals with MS.

Financial

84.42

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.88
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis (MA) 88.98
Rocky Mountain MS Center (CO) 93.12
Race to Erase MS (CA) 85.65

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,357,117
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,357,117
   Program Service Revenue $544,998
Total Primary Revenue $1,902,115
   Other Revenue $25,734
TOTAL REVENUE $1,927,849
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,316,344
   Administrative Expenses $160,400
   Fundraising Expenses $125,374
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,602,118
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $325,731
   
Net Assets $1,263,205

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
Scientific Collaboration $1,063,632 80.8%
Tissue Bank/Repository $205,218 15.6%
Community Building $47,494 3.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 88.98
2018-12 05/01/2020 86.10
2017-12 05/01/2019 79.03
2016-12 06/01/2018 88.05
2015-12 06/01/2017 86.73
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.50
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 88.43
2013-12 08/01/2015 78.93
2013-12 07/01/2015 78.74
2012-12 05/01/2014 83.12
2011-12 12/20/2012 88.23
2010-12 12/23/2011 94.60
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.21
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 92.38
2008-12 04/01/2010 87.60
2007-12 12/01/2008 90.29
2006-12 12/01/2007 90.16
2005-12 03/01/2007 78.00

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 04-3555864
Name in IRS Master File ACCELERATED CURE PROJECT INC
NTEE Code G50
NTEE Classification Nerve, Muscle and Bone Diseases
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 November, 2015
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
$143,333 8.94% Sara Loud CEO, President
Other Salaries of Note
$173,800 10.84% Robert McBurney Chief Research Officer
$165,591 10.33% Hollie Schmidt VP of Scientific Operations

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis (MA) 88.98
Race to Erase MS (CA) 85.65
Rocky Mountain MS Center (CO) 93.12

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Charity Contact Info

Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis
460 Totten Pond Road
Suite 140
Waltham, MA 02451
tel: (781) 487-0008
fax: (781) 487-0009
EIN: 04-3555864

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Board Leadership

Linda Kanner
Chair

CEO

Sara Loud
Chief Executive Officer

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