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Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research

For a future without breast cancer

three stars

86.43

Suite 1000 16133 Ventura Blvd.
Encino, CA 91436
tel: (310) 828-0060   Web Site
EIN: 77-0009065

Board Leadership
Meribeth Brand
Chair

CEO
Christopher Clinton Conway
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.43 three stars
  Financial 81.24 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research challenges the status quo to end breast cancer and improve the lives of people impacted by it now through education and advocacy. The Foundation drives collaborative, cutting-edge research with nontraditional partners, brings to light the collateral damage of treatment and seeks ways to diminish it, and interprets science to empower patients. Fast, flexible, and project-based, the Foundation actively engages the public in scientific research to ensure that it produces accurate and meaningful results.

Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research challenges the status quo to end breast cancer and improve the lives of people impacted by it now through education and advocacy. The Foundation drives collaborative, cutting-edge research with nontraditional partners, brings to light the collateral damage of treatment and seeks ways to diminish it, and interprets science to empower patients. Fast, flexible, and project-based, the Foundation actively engages the public in scientific research to ensure that it produces accurate and meaningful results.

Financial

three stars

81.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth -5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research (CA) 86.43 three stars
Rally Foundation (GA) 98.23 four stars
CURE Childhood Cancer (GA) 96.46 four stars
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (PA) 95.99 four stars
Prevent Cancer Foundation (VA) 87.59 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $866,228
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $629,858
Total Contributions $1,496,086
   Program Service Revenue $40,500
Total Primary Revenue $1,536,586
   Other Revenue $316,141
TOTAL REVENUE $1,852,727
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,918,561
   Administrative Expenses $324,628
   Fundraising Expenses $269,476
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,512,665
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-659,938
   
Net Assets $2,033,076

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
Research $1,855,059 96.7%
Education & Outreach Program $63,502 3.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 86.43 three stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 91.90 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 93.08 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 91.98 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 95.01 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 85.07 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 94.14 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 90.27 four stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 91.42 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 90.10 four stars

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

EIN 77-0009065
Name in IRS Master File DR SUSAN LOVE RESEARCH FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 March, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,170 4.14% Susan Love President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research (CA) 86.43 three stars
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (PA) 95.99 four stars
Pablove Foundation (CA) 87.68 three stars
Chordoma Foundation (NC) 89.09 three stars
Rally Foundation (GA) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research
Suite 1000
16133 Ventura Blvd.
Encino, CA 91436
tel: (310) 828-0060
fax: (310) 828-5403
EIN: 77-0009065

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Board Leadership

Meribeth Brand
Chair

CEO

Christopher Clinton Conway
Chief Executive Officer

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