Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Swim Across America

Making waves to fight cancer

four stars

92.04

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 92.04 four stars
  Financial 89.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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
This impact information is current as of July 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

three stars

89.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
83.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth 16.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.9%
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 $4,050,561
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,996,697
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,047,258
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,047,258
   Other Revenue $131,832
TOTAL REVENUE $8,179,090
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,159,878
   Administrative Expenses $196,330
   Fundraising Expenses $202,146
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,558,354
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $620,736
   
Net Assets $1,485,849

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$270,000 3.57% Robert Butcher Chief Executive Officer

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.

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Swim Across America (NC) 92.04 four stars
A Kids' Brain Tumor Cure (MA) 90.71 four stars
Israel Cancer Association USA (FL) 93.32 four stars
Chordoma Foundation (NC) 91.47 four stars
CURE Childhood Cancer (GA) 95.91 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