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Arthritis National Research Foundation

Funding research to cure arthritis!

four stars

100.00

5354 E. 2nd St. Suite 201
Long Beach, CA 90803
tel: (800) 588-2873   Web Site
EIN: 95-6043953

Board Leadership
Shaun Skeris
President

CEO
Helene Belisle
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
91.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.05
  Program Expenses Growth 15.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arthritis National Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arthritis National Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arthritis National Research Foundation (CA) 100.00 four stars
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Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (IL) 93.98 four stars
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To provide initial research funding to brilliant, investigative scientists with new ideas to cure arthritis and related autoimmune diseases.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $986,215
   Federated Campaigns $131,328
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $17,350
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,134,893
   Program Service Revenue $52,300
Total Primary Revenue $1,187,193
   Other Revenue $553,493
TOTAL REVENUE $1,740,686
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,665,755
   Administrative Expenses $99,379
   Fundraising Expenses $37,027
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,802,161
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-61,475
   
Net Assets $7,975,728

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
Arthritis Research Grants $1,491,044 89.5%
Raise Awareness $161,553 9.7%
Racing for a Cure $13,158 0.8%

Ratings History
Arthritis National Research Foundation has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-03 06/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2016-03 05/01/2017 97.17 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 97.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 03/01/2016 90.47 four stars
2015-03 02/01/2016 90.06 four stars
2014-03 02/01/2015 92.34 four stars
2013-03 03/01/2014 98.45 four stars
2012-03 03/01/2013 99.45 four stars
2011-03 07/01/2012 97.36 four stars
2011-03 04/01/2012 96.62 four stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 93.51 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 93.84 four stars
2009-03 11/24/2010 96.48 four stars
2008-03 03/01/2009 95.96 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 95-6043953
Name in IRS Master File ARTHRITIS NATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION
NTEE Code H51
NTEE Classification Arthritis Research
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 April, 1973
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
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 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
$120,000 6.65% Helene Belisle Executive Director

To provide initial research funding to brilliant, investigative scientists with new ideas to cure arthritis and related autoimmune diseases.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arthritis National Research Foundation (CA) 100.00 four stars
American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science (NY) 86.16 three stars
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Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (CA) 86.00 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Arthritis National Research Foundation
5354 E. 2nd St.
Suite 201
Long Beach, CA 90803
tel: (800) 588-2873
EIN: 95-6043953

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Board Leadership

Shaun Skeris
President

CEO

Helene Belisle
Executive Director

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