Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Swim Across America

Making waves to fight cancer

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three stars

85.42

11600 N. Community House Road Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28277
tel: (980) 265-1276   Web Site
EIN: 22-3248256

Board Leadership
Hugh Curran
Board Chair

CEO
Rob Butcher
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.42 three stars
  Financial 79.78 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Swim Across America (SAA) unites the swimming community by hosting benefit swims that raise money to fund life saving cancer research and clinical trials.

Swim Across America (SAA) unites the swimming community by hosting benefit swims that raise money to fund life saving cancer research and clinical trials.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Percent of participants who become a WaveMaker meaning they raise at least $1,000 in contributions.
30
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This impact information is current as of March 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

79.78

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
75.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.13
  Program Expenses Growth 9.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Swim Across America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Swim Across America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,910,157
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,606,108
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,516,265
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,516,265
   Other Revenue $2,821
TOTAL REVENUE $6,519,086
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,545,654
   Administrative Expenses $418,777
   Fundraising Expenses $579,063
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,543,494
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-24,408
   
Net Assets $865,113

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$214,500 3.27% Robert Butcher President and CEO

Mission

Swim Across America (SAA) unites the swimming community by hosting benefit swims that raise money to fund life saving cancer research and clinical trials.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Swim Across America (NC) 85.42 three stars
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation (CA) 93.08 four stars
The THANC Foundation (NY) 87.04 three stars
Lung Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 92.20 four stars
Cancer Research Institute (NY) 92.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Swim Across America
11600 N. Community House Road
Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28277
tel: (980) 265-1276
EIN: 22-3248256

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Board Leadership

Hugh Curran
Board Chair

CEO

Rob Butcher
CEO