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Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

Fighting childhood cancer, one cup at a time

95.47

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 95.47
  Financial 95.00
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
87.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth 33.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.3%
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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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 150 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 $14,788,065
   Federated Campaigns $37,709
   Membership Dues $23,400
   Fundraising Events $2,114,538
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $16,963,712
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $16,963,712
   Other Revenue $1,272,905
TOTAL REVENUE $18,236,617
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,913,330
   Administrative Expenses $1,113,183
   Fundraising Expenses $1,051,307
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,077,820
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $158,797
   
Net Assets $12,295,500

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 $14,469,770 90.9%
Public Awareness and Education $1,143,863 7.2%
Travel Fund $299,697 1.9%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.47
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 96.14
2013-12 05/01/2015 96.18
2012-12 10/01/2013 97.00
2011-12 09/01/2012 96.94
2010-12 09/20/2011 96.99
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 98.33
2008-12 07/01/2010 98.52

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)
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$139,932 0.77% Elizabeth Scott Co-Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$139,932 0.77% 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 150 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.

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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

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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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