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Health : Medical Research

Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research

For a future without breast cancer

86.35

8605 Santa Monica Blvd Suite 89002
West Hollywood, CA 90069
tel: (310) 828-0060   Web Site
EIN: 77-0009065

Board Leadership
Meribeth Brand
Chairwoman

CEO
Christopher C. Conway
CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.35
  Financial 81.12
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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

81.12

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
80.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth -3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.6%
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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Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc)
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To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects
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The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
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We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research (CA) 86.35
Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (CA) 89.61
Breast Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 89.56
Prevent Cancer Foundation (VA) 86.50
Chordoma Foundation (NC) 89.09

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,413,220
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $367,103
Total Contributions $2,780,323
   Program Service Revenue $105,200
Total Primary Revenue $2,885,523
   Other Revenue $123,937
TOTAL REVENUE $3,009,460
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,009,490
   Administrative Expenses $128,356
   Fundraising Expenses $334,133
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,471,979
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $537,481
   
Net Assets $2,576,514

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 $1,789,133 89.0%
Education & Outreach Program $220,357 11.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 09/01/2021 86.35
2019-06 11/01/2020 86.43
2018-06 08/01/2019 91.90
2017-06 07/01/2018 93.08
2016-06 07/01/2017 91.98
2015-06 06/01/2016 95.01
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 85.07
2013-06 06/01/2014 94.14
2012-06 05/01/2013 90.27
2011-06 12/01/2012 91.42
2011-06 11/06/2012 90.10

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$147,721 5.97% Christopher C. Conway CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research (CA) 86.35
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (MA) 93.91
Metavivor (MD) 91.16
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (PA) 95.99
Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (CA) 89.61

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Charity Contact Info

Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research
8605 Santa Monica Blvd
Suite 89002
West Hollywood, CA 90069
tel: (310) 828-0060
fax: (310) 828-5403
EIN: 77-0009065

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Board Leadership

Meribeth Brand
Chairwoman

CEO

Christopher C. Conway
CEO

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