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Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

We imagine a world without Pulmonary Fibrosis

four stars

92.25

230 East Ohio Street Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60611
tel: (888) 733-6741   Web Site
EIN: 84-1558631

Board Leadership
George Eliades
Chairman

CEO
William T. Schmidt
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.25 four stars
  Financial 89.04 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation mobilizes people and resources to provide access to high-quality care and leads research for a cure so people with pulmonary fibrosis will live longer, healthier lives.

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation mobilizes people and resources to provide access to high-quality care and leads research for a cure so people with pulmonary fibrosis will live longer, healthier lives.

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Financial

three stars

89.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
72.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.00
  Program Expenses Growth 18.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Here's how this organization is listening and learning from the people they serve:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person)
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (IL) 92.25 four stars
The LAM Foundation (OH) 88.89 three stars
American Lung Association, National Headquarters (IL) 95.87 four stars
Breathe California of Los Angeles County (CA) 91.39 four stars
Pulmonary Hypertension Association (MD) 87.04 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,351,658
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,097,973
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,449,631
   Program Service Revenue $2,180,520
Total Primary Revenue $10,630,151
   Other Revenue $-181,466
TOTAL REVENUE $10,448,685
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,339,859
   Administrative Expenses $957,845
   Fundraising Expenses $1,190,480
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,488,184
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,960,501
   
Net Assets $8,063,749

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
Patient Registry $2,394,724 37.8%
Outreach and Awareness $828,930 13.1%
Care Center Network $770,055 12.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 92.25 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 86.35 three stars
2017-06 12/21/2018 84.51 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 86.54 three stars
2014-12 02/01/2017 92.65 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.12 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 93.97 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 94.07 four stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 92.63 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 84-1558631
Name in IRS Master File PULMONARY FIBROSIS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code G45
NTEE Classification Lung Disease
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 November, 2000
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$374,350 4.41% William T. Schmidt President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (IL) 92.25 four stars
Breathe California of Los Angeles County (CA) 91.39 four stars
The LAM Foundation (OH) 88.89 three stars
American Lung Association, National Headquarters (IL) 95.87 four stars
Pulmonary Hypertension Association (MD) 87.04 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
230 East Ohio Street
Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60611
tel: (888) 733-6741
fax: (866) 587-9158
EIN: 84-1558631

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Board Leadership

George Eliades
Chairman

CEO

William T. Schmidt
President & CEO

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