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Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

Fighting childhood cancer, one cup at a time

four stars

95.63

Bala Pointe, 111 Presidential Boulevard Suite 203
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
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 95.63 four stars
  Financial 93.83 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

To change the lives of children with cancer through funding impactful research, raising awareness, supporting families, and empowering everyone to help cure childhood cancer.

To change the lives of children with cancer through funding impactful research, raising awareness, supporting families, and empowering everyone to help cure childhood cancer.

Financial

four stars

93.83

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 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)
88.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.6%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (PA) 95.63 four stars
Prevent Cancer Foundation (VA) 91.24 four stars
CURE Childhood Cancer (GA) 95.47 four stars
Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MN) 92.41 four stars
Rally Foundation (GA) 92.92 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,406,810
   Federated Campaigns $120,809
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,033,472
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $18,561,091
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $18,561,091
   Other Revenue $1,881,329
TOTAL REVENUE $20,442,420
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,403,150
   Administrative Expenses $1,301,698
   Fundraising Expenses $1,444,264
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,149,112
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,706,692
   
Net Assets $12,600,562

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 Fund $16,764,324 86.4%
Awareness Campaigns $2,081,608 10.7%
Family Support Programs $557,218 2.9%

Ratings History
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2018 95.63 four stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 97.36 four stars
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]
Ruling Date March, 2005
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$146,980 0.66% Elizabeth Scott Co-Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$142,204 0.64% Jason Scott Co-Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (PA) 95.63 four stars
Lung Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 89.84 three stars
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 93.01 four stars
The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research (NY) 98.23 four stars
Breast Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 89.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
Bala Pointe, 111 Presidential Boulevard
Suite 203
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
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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