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Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking)

Sarcoma Foundation of America

Finding the cure in our time

four stars

94.84

9899 Main Street Suite 204
Damascus, MD 20872
tel: (301) 253-8687   Web Site
EIN: 52-2275294

Board Leadership
Mark Thornton
President

CEO
Richard Rumsey
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.84 four stars
  Financial 92.71 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA) is to advocate for sarcoma patients by funding research and by increasing awareness about the disease. The organization raises money to privately fund grants for sarcoma researchers and conducts education and advocacy efforts on behalf of sarcoma patients.

The mission of the Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA) is to advocate for sarcoma patients by funding research and by increasing awareness about the disease. The organization raises money to privately fund grants for sarcoma researchers and conducts education and advocacy efforts on behalf of sarcoma patients.

Financial

four stars

92.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.76
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sarcoma Foundation of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sarcoma Foundation of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,027,839
   Federated Campaigns $23,615
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $976,252
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,027,706
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,027,706
   Other Revenue $70,238
TOTAL REVENUE $2,097,944
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,387,796
   Administrative Expenses $181,892
   Fundraising Expenses $192,163
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,761,851
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $336,093
   
Net Assets $5,215,650

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Sarcoma Foundation of America has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 94.84 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 96.55 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.85 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 04/01/2015 94.16 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 88.54 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 86.75 three 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 52-2275294
Name in IRS Master File SARCOMA FOUNDATION OF AMERICA INC
NTEE Code A12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
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 June, 2001
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$152,550 8.65% Bert Thomas Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Contact Info

Sarcoma Foundation of America
9899 Main Street
Suite 204
Damascus, MD 20872
tel: (301) 253-8687
fax: (301) 253-8690
EIN: 52-2275294

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Board Leadership

Mark Thornton
President

CEO

Richard Rumsey
Chief Executive Officer

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