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Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

Fighting childhood cancer, one cup at a time

four stars

94.07

333 East Lancaster Avenue Suite 414
Wynnewood, PA 19096
tel: (866) 333-1213   Web Site
EIN: 56-2496146

Board Leadership
Joel Frank
Board Chair

CEO
Jay Scott & Liz Scott
Co-Executive Directors

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.07 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
88.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.69
  Program Expenses Growth 18.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (PA) 94.07 four stars
Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MN) 95.93 four stars
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (CT) 92.60 four stars
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (VA) 90.79 four stars
A Kids' Brain Tumor Cure (NY) 97.74 four stars

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Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) shares the vision of our founder and creator, Alexandra "Alex" Scott - a cure for all children with cancer. Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation was started by her parents in 2005 to continue the work that Alex began. Our mission is simple: to raise money for and awareness of childhood cancer cause - especially research into new treatments and cures - and to encourage and educate others, especially children, to get involved and make a difference for children with cancer. The money we've raised has helped us to: fund more than 160 cutting-edge research projects; create a travel program to help support families of children receiving treatment; and develop resources to help people everywhere touched by childhood cancer.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,478,464
   Federated Campaigns $38,673
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,409,262
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $18,926,399
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $18,926,399
   Other Revenue $1,954,005
TOTAL REVENUE $20,880,404
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,219,082
   Administrative Expenses $1,114,790
   Fundraising Expenses $1,141,523
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,475,395
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,405,009
   
Net Assets $13,463,825

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
Pediatric Cancer Research Grants $15,461,441 89.8%
Public Awareness and Education $1,500,008 8.7%
Travel Fund $257,633 1.5%

Ratings History
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 94.07 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.47 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 96.14 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 96.18 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 97.00 four stars
2011-12 09/01/2012 96.94 four stars
2010-12 09/20/2011 96.99 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 98.33 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 98.52 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 56-2496146
Name in IRS Master File ALEXS LEMONADE STAND FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$144,217 0.74% Elizabeth Scott Co-Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$138,064 0.70% Jason Scott Co-Executive Director

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) shares the vision of our founder and creator, Alexandra "Alex" Scott - a cure for all children with cancer. Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation was started by her parents in 2005 to continue the work that Alex began. Our mission is simple: to raise money for and awareness of childhood cancer cause - especially research into new treatments and cures - and to encourage and educate others, especially children, to get involved and make a difference for children with cancer. The money we've raised has helped us to: fund more than 160 cutting-edge research projects; create a travel program to help support families of children receiving treatment; and develop resources to help people everywhere touched by childhood cancer.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (PA) 94.07 four stars
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (MA) 89.82 three stars
Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (CA) 94.25 four stars
Rally Foundation (GA) 91.16 four stars
Breast Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
333 East Lancaster Avenue
Suite 414
Wynnewood, PA 19096
tel: (866) 333-1213
fax: (610) 649-3038
EIN: 56-2496146

Mail donations to:
Bala Pointe, 111 Presidential Boulevard
Suite 203
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

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Board Leadership

Joel Frank
Board Chair

CEO

Jay Scott & Liz Scott
Co-Executive Directors

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