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Hope & Heroes Children's Cancer Fund

Supporting the best care for children with cancer in our community

three stars

89.39

161 Ft. Washington Avenue Irving Pavilion, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10032
tel: (212) 305-1420   Web Site
EIN: 74-3066193

Board Leadership
Robert Kapito
President

CEO
Robert Bomersbach
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Hope & Heroes Children's Cancer Fund's mission is to support and expand existing therapies at the Herbert Irving Child & Adolescent Oncology Center at Columbia University Medical Center, located at New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital in New York City. In addition, we support the development of new initiatives and enhance the research that is vital to continuing to fight against pediatric cancer.

Hope & Heroes Children's Cancer Fund's mission is to support and expand existing therapies at the Herbert Irving Child & Adolescent Oncology Center at Columbia University Medical Center, located at New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital in New York City. In addition, we support the development of new initiatives and enhance the research that is vital to continuing to fight against pediatric cancer.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
88.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.87
  Program Expenses Growth -9.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hope & Heroes Children's Cancer Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hope & Heroes Children's Cancer Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Hope & Heroes Children's Cancer Fund (NY) 89.39 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,813,916
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,124,844
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,938,760
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,938,760
   Other Revenue $-245,272
TOTAL REVENUE $4,693,488
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,152,787
   Administrative Expenses $452,870
   Fundraising Expenses $21,710
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,627,367
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,066,121
   
Net Assets $2,701,470

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
Funds to Columbia University Medical Center $2,039,328 94.7%
Direct Patient and Family Support $108,383 5.0%
Child Life $5,076 0.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 89.39 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 87.62 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 90.60 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.69 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.37 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 94.30 four stars
2012-06 03/01/2014 91.93 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 82.75 three stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 82.39 three 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 74-3066193
Name in IRS Master File HOPE & HEROES CHILDRENS CANCER FUND
NTEE Code G12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
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 December, 2002
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Robert Bomersbach Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hope & Heroes Children's Cancer Fund (NY) 89.39 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Hope & Heroes Children's Cancer Fund
161 Ft. Washington Avenue
Irving Pavilion, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10032
tel: (212) 305-1420
fax: (212) 305-5848
EIN: 74-3066193

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Board Leadership

Robert Kapito
President

CEO

Robert Bomersbach
Executive Director

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