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Concern Foundation

Funding immunology research worldwide

three stars

85.61

11111 West Olympic Boulevard Suite 214
Los Angeles, CA 90064
tel: (310) 360-6100   Web Site
EIN: 23-7002878

Board Leadership
Ilyse Teller
Chair

CEO
Derek Alpert
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.61 three stars
  Financial 79.65 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1968, Concern Foundation is a pioneer in funding Immunology Research worldwide. As a grassroots nonprofit based in Los Angeles, Concern Foundation is committed to funding cancer research scientists to further the advancements that are being made in conquering cancer. Concern also serves the local community of Los Angeles with multiple events each year to benefit children with cancer and their families. By hosting events at Universal Studios and Paramount Pictures, it is our goal to make sure kids with cancer have fun and create lasting memories with their families and restore a sense of normalcy while battling or having survived cancer.

Founded in 1968, Concern Foundation is a pioneer in funding Immunology Research worldwide. As a grassroots nonprofit based in Los Angeles, Concern Foundation is committed to funding cancer research scientists to further the advancements that are being made in conquering cancer. Concern also serves the local community of Los Angeles with multiple events each year to benefit children with cancer and their families. By hosting events at Universal Studios and Paramount Pictures, it is our goal to make sure kids with cancer have fun and create lasting memories with their families and restore a sense of normalcy while battling or having survived cancer.

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Financial

two stars

79.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth -3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Concern Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Concern Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Concern Foundation (CA) 85.61 three stars
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Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FL) 87.90 three stars
TIRR Foundation (TX) 88.45 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $321,001
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,323,021
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,644,022
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,644,022
   Other Revenue $111,895
TOTAL REVENUE $1,755,917
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,405,461
   Administrative Expenses $115,302
   Fundraising Expenses $208,770
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,729,533
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $26,384
   
Net Assets $3,765,407

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
Raise and Distribute Funds $1,405,461 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 85.61 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 88.64 three stars
2014-12 05/01/2017 96.46 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.45 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 91.71 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2015 89.28 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 23-7002878
Name in IRS Master File CONCERN FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T22
NTEE Classification Private Independent Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 January, 1969
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
$169,587 9.80% Derek Alpert President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Concern Foundation (CA) 85.61 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Concern Foundation
11111 West Olympic Boulevard
Suite 214
Los Angeles, CA 90064
tel: (310) 360-6100
fax: (310) 473-8300
EIN: 23-7002878

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Board Leadership

Ilyse Teller
Chair

CEO

Derek Alpert
President

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