Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Sarcoma Foundation of America

Finding the cure in our time

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94.74

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 94.74 four stars
  Financial 92.57 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

four stars

92.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.22
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,024,708
   Federated Campaigns $24,987
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,043,474
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,093,169
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,093,169
   Other Revenue $190,837
TOTAL REVENUE $2,284,006
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,527,621
   Administrative Expenses $238,843
   Fundraising Expenses $137,271
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,903,735
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $380,271
   
Net Assets $5,841,509

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$17,308 0.90% Rich Rumsey Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$66,740 3.50% Bert Thomas Former Chief Executive Officer

Mission

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.

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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