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Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance

Funding research and making a difference against ovarian cancer

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four stars

91.58

4604 Chicago Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55407
tel: (612) 822-0500   Web Site
EIN: 41-1960449

Board Leadership
Linda Linder
President

CEO
Kathleen Gavin
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.58 four stars
  Financial 88.10 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance was founded in 1999, our mission has been to create an awareness regarding early warning signs that may be indicative of ovarian cancer; create and promote resources for support, networking and education for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer and their families; unite and educate individuals, the medical community and organizations to achieve earlier diagnosis, better treatment and a cure for ovarian cancer; advance ovarian cancer research toward earlier diagnosis, better treatment, and a cure.

Since the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance was founded in 1999, our mission has been to create an awareness regarding early warning signs that may be indicative of ovarian cancer; create and promote resources for support, networking and education for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer and their families; unite and educate individuals, the medical community and organizations to achieve earlier diagnosis, better treatment and a cure for ovarian cancer; advance ovarian cancer research toward earlier diagnosis, better treatment, and a cure.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
875,000
Number of students educated through Survivors Training Students
400
Number of support group meetings
47
Number of Dream Awards
11
Number of public education meetings offered
4
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This impact information is current as of March 2019, 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

88.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.69
  Program Expenses Growth 7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 40.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MN) 91.58 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $662,966
   Federated Campaigns $17,757
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $292,946
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $973,669
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $973,669
   Other Revenue $285,336
TOTAL REVENUE $1,259,005
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $1,237,230
   Administrative Expenses $123,875
   Fundraising Expenses $173,349
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,534,454
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-275,449
   
Net Assets $1,069,525

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 Grants $922,428 71.0%
Patient and Caregiver Support $207,265 16.0%
Outreach and Awareness $123,575 9.5%
Medical Education $45,790 3.5%

Ratings History
Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2018 91.58 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 92.41 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 95.93 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.02 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 95.96 four stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 92.06 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 41-1960449
Name in IRS Master File MINNESOTA OVARIAN CANCER ALLIANCE INC
NTEE Code H30
NTEE Classification Cancer Research
NTEE Type Medical Research
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 March, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$124,233 8.09% Kathleen Gavin Executive Director

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Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MN) 91.58 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance
4604 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55407
tel: (612) 822-0500
EIN: 41-1960449

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Board Leadership

Linda Linder
President

CEO

Kathleen Gavin
Executive Director

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