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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines (Grantmaking)

Breast Cancer Alliance

Funding Breast Cancer Research, Outreach and Education, Breast Surgery Fellowships

three stars

85.17

48 Maple Avenue Greenwich, CT 06830
tel: (203) 861-0014   Web Site
EIN: 06-1453500

Board Leadership
Sharon Phillips
President

CEO
Yonni Wattenmaker
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.17 three stars
  Financial 79.03 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

two stars

79.03

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 72.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Breast Cancer Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Breast Cancer Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Breast Cancer Alliance (CT) 85.17 three stars
National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (TX) 90.07 four stars
National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund (DC) 85.24 three stars
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (CA) 86.10 three stars
SHARE (NY) 88.91 three stars

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The mission of the Breast Cancer Alliance is to improve survival rates and quality of life for those impacted by breast cancer through better prevention, early detection, treatment and cure. To promote these goals, we invest in innovative research, breast surgery fellowships, regional education, dignified support and screening for the uninsured and underserved. Founded in March 1996 by Mary Waterman, have awarded over $17 million in grants since our founding.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $359,681
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,693,238
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,052,919
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,052,919
   Other Revenue $-270,823
TOTAL REVENUE $1,782,096
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,610,477
   Administrative Expenses $203,973
   Fundraising Expenses $148,637
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,963,087
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-180,991
   
Net Assets $300,222

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
Raising Funds for Breast Cancer Research $1,610,477 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-03 05/01/2017 85.17 three stars
2014-12 08/01/2016 84.14 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.16 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 10/01/2015 88.27 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 89.33 three stars
2013-12 10/01/2014 87.59 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 84.07 three stars
2011-12 11/01/2013 89.80 three stars
2011-12 10/01/2013 87.49 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 85.56 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 06-1453500
Name in IRS Master File BREAST CANCER ALLIANCE INC
NTEE Code E99
NTEE Classification Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C.
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
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 July, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$160,180 8.15% Yonni Wattenmaker Executive Director

The mission of the Breast Cancer Alliance is to improve survival rates and quality of life for those impacted by breast cancer through better prevention, early detection, treatment and cure. To promote these goals, we invest in innovative research, breast surgery fellowships, regional education, dignified support and screening for the uninsured and underserved. Founded in March 1996 by Mary Waterman, have awarded over $17 million in grants since our founding.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Breast Cancer Alliance (CT) 85.17 three stars
SHARE (NY) 88.91 three stars
Living Beyond Breast Cancer (PA) 99.63 four stars
National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (TX) 90.07 four stars
Bay Area Cancer Connections (CA) 93.12 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Breast Cancer Alliance
48 Maple Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830
tel: (203) 861-0014
fax: (203) 861-1940
EIN: 06-1453500

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Board Leadership

Sharon Phillips
President

CEO

Yonni Wattenmaker
Executive Director

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