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Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance

Funding research and making a difference against ovarian cancer

four stars

95.93

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

Board Leadership
Mary Pat Oslund
President

CEO
Kathleen Gavin
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.93 four stars
  Financial 94.25 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

94.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
82.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.52
  Program Expenses Growth 14.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.5%
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) 95.93 four stars
Lung Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 88.79 three stars
The THANC Foundation (NY) 89.10 three stars
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 96.46 four stars
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (PA) 94.07 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,086,904
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $416,294
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,503,198
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,503,198
   Other Revenue $127,573
TOTAL REVENUE $1,630,771
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $1,082,039
   Administrative Expenses $117,859
   Fundraising Expenses $119,430
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,319,328
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $311,443
   
Net Assets $1,794,220

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 $690,744 61.1%
Membership and Support $209,089 18.5%
Outreach and Awareness $178,351 15.8%

Ratings History
Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$112,130 8.49% Kathleen Gavin Executive Director

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MN) 95.93 four stars
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (MD) 96.22 four stars
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 96.46 four stars
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (PA) 94.07 four stars
Tower Cancer Research Foundation (CA) 85.35 three 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

Mary Pat Oslund
President

CEO

Kathleen Gavin
Executive Director

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