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Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

St. Baldrick's Foundation

Conquer childhood cancers

two stars

74.33

1333 South Mayflower Avenue Suite 400
Monrovia, CA 91016
tel: (888) 899-2253   Web Site
EIN: 20-1173824

Board Leadership
Katherine Lugar
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Kathleen Ruddy
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.33 two stars
  Financial 63.71 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

St. Baldrick's Foundation began in 2000 as a challenge between friends and has since grown into the world's largest volunteer-powered, donor centered fundraising program for childhood cancer research. The Foundation now funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government. Its signature head-shaving events are coordinated worldwide, where volunteers get bald to stand in solidarity with kids with cancer and raise money to support lifesaving research. Since its start, over 580,000 shavees, including more than 82,000 women, have shaved their heads at more than 15,000 head-shaving events in 25 countries and 50 U.S. states. St. Baldrick's has committed more than $305 million since 2005 to fund the best research with the potential to impact every child diagnosed with cancer at over 379 institutions in the U.S. and beyond.

St. Baldrick's Foundation began in 2000 as a challenge between friends and has since grown into the world's largest volunteer-powered, donor centered fundraising program for childhood cancer research. The Foundation now funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government. Its signature head-shaving events are coordinated worldwide, where volunteers get bald to stand in solidarity with kids with cancer and raise money to support lifesaving research. Since its start, over 580,000 shavees, including more than 82,000 women, have shaved their heads at more than 15,000 head-shaving events in 25 countries and 50 U.S. states. St. Baldrick's has committed more than $305 million since 2005 to fund the best research with the potential to impact every child diagnosed with cancer at over 379 institutions in the U.S. and beyond.

Financial

one star

63.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
72.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 23.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.36
  Program Expenses Growth 0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 63.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by St. Baldrick's Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by St. Baldrick's Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
St. Baldrick's Foundation (CA) 74.33 two stars
Entertainment Industry Foundation (CA) 93.17 four stars
CURE Childhood Cancer (GA) 96.46 four stars
Cancer Research Institute (NY) 93.60 four stars
Breast Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 89.56 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $36,775,933
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $36,775,933
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $36,775,933
   Other Revenue $1,148,846
TOTAL REVENUE $37,924,779
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $27,412,045
   Administrative Expenses $1,465,585
   Fundraising Expenses $8,616,816
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $37,494,446
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $430,333
   
Net Assets $14,127,516

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
Providing Cancer Research Grants $27,412,045 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 74.33 two stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 75.54 two stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 77.72 two stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 76.99 two stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 78.93 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.44 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 89.17 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 89.70 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 89.86 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 89.85 three stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 89.62 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.41 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 85.33 three stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 80.05 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 20-1173824
Name in IRS Master File ST BALDRICKS FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
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 December, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$254,742 0.67% Kathleen Ruddy Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
St. Baldrick's Foundation (CA) 74.33 two stars
Chordoma Foundation (NC) 89.09 three stars
Prevent Cancer Foundation (VA) 87.59 three stars
Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MN) 89.40 three stars
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (MA) 93.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

St. Baldrick's Foundation
1333 South Mayflower Avenue
Suite 400
Monrovia, CA 91016
tel: (888) 899-2253
fax: (626) 584-6374
EIN: 20-1173824

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Board Leadership

Katherine Lugar
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Kathleen Ruddy
Chief Executive Officer

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