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Breast Cancer Alliance

Funding Early Stage, Novel Breast Cancer Research, Outreach and Education, Breast Surgery Fellowships

four stars

92.26

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

Board Leadership
Mary K. Jeffrey
President

CEO
Yonni Wattenmaker
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.26 four stars
  Financial 89.82 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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 underserved.

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 underserved.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of conference attendees
350
Number of conferences held
3
Number of leadership positions held by organization staff in community initiatives
1
Annual number of sites visited at least once
28
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

89.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.60
  Program Expenses Growth 7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.9%
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) 92.26 four stars
SHARE (NY) 92.38 four stars
Bright Pink (IL) 88.15 three stars
National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund (DC) 85.43 three stars
Bay Area Cancer Connections (CA) 90.10 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $677,596
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,912,491
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,590,087
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,590,087
   Other Revenue $-341,973
TOTAL REVENUE $2,248,114
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,988,105
   Administrative Expenses $236,283
   Fundraising Expenses $192,470
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,416,858
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-168,744
   
Net Assets $1,332,387

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 $1,988,105 100.0%

Ratings History
Breast Cancer Alliance has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-03 06/01/2020 92.26 four stars
2018-03 03/01/2020 90.70 four stars
2018-03 07/01/2019 89.12 three stars
2017-03 12/01/2018 81.31 three stars
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, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$222,833 9.21% Yonni Wattenmaker Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Breast Cancer Alliance (CT) 92.26 four stars
Breastcancer.org (PA) 87.41 three stars
Living Beyond Breast Cancer (PA) 95.67 four stars
Bright Pink (IL) 88.15 three stars
SHARE (NY) 92.38 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

Mary K. Jeffrey
President

CEO

Yonni Wattenmaker
Executive Director

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