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The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation

Encouraging new research and scientists in the fields of dystonia and Parkinson disease

three stars

83.21

Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation c/o P.O. Box 38016
Albany, NY 12203
tel: (212) 509-0995   Web Site
EIN: 13-3804248

Board Leadership
Bonnie Strauss
President, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.21 three stars
  Financial 84.52 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

84.52

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.72
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation (NY) 83.21 three stars
Parkinson's Foundation (FL) 86.55 three stars
Davis Phinney Foundation (CO) 85.51 three stars

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The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation was established in 1995 and has gone on to raise more than $35 million to fund 235 ground-breaking research grants in genetics, drug discovery, deep brain stimulation, and understanding the overlaps between dystonia and Parkinson's disease, and to provide medical and patient information through its annual Think Tank and Patient Symposium. BSDPF also has contributed $1.4 million to establish four Centers of Excellence at leading medical research institutions across the United States. These Centers at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, The University of California, San Francisco, and the University of Florida in Gainesville, have helped set the standard of care for the dystonia and Parkinson's community. In 2014, BSDPF formed a collaborative research alliance with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Through the alliance, BSDPF will continue its mission by establishing The Bachmann-Strauss Prize for Excellence in Dystonia Research and enabling support of research exploring the various interfaces between dystonia and Parkinson's disease.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $32,348
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,540,038
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,572,386
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,572,386
   Other Revenue $272,171
TOTAL REVENUE $1,844,557
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,453,776
   Administrative Expenses $150,053
   Fundraising Expenses $4,663
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,608,492
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $236,065
   
Net Assets $3,603,917

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 83.21 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.11 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 72.88 two stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 83.29 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 81.28 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 83.08 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 82.96 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.60 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 87.94 three stars
2008-12 12/22/2010 76.35 two 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 13-3804248
Name in IRS Master File THE BACHMANN-STRAUSS DYSTONIA & PARKINSON FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code T99
NTEE Classification Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations N.E.C.
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(161) Scientific research (diseases)
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 May, 1995
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation was established in 1995 and has gone on to raise more than $35 million to fund 235 ground-breaking research grants in genetics, drug discovery, deep brain stimulation, and understanding the overlaps between dystonia and Parkinson's disease, and to provide medical and patient information through its annual Think Tank and Patient Symposium. BSDPF also has contributed $1.4 million to establish four Centers of Excellence at leading medical research institutions across the United States. These Centers at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, The University of California, San Francisco, and the University of Florida in Gainesville, have helped set the standard of care for the dystonia and Parkinson's community. In 2014, BSDPF formed a collaborative research alliance with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Through the alliance, BSDPF will continue its mission by establishing The Bachmann-Strauss Prize for Excellence in Dystonia Research and enabling support of research exploring the various interfaces between dystonia and Parkinson's disease.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation (NY) 83.21 three stars
Davis Phinney Foundation (CO) 85.51 three stars
Parkinson's Foundation (FL) 86.55 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation
Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation
c/o P.O. Box 38016
Albany, NY 12203
tel: (212) 509-0995
EIN: 13-3804248

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Board Leadership

Bonnie Strauss
President, Founder

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