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Health : Treatment and Prevention Services (Fundraising)

ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Fundraising for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

83.77

501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105
tel: (800) 805-5856   Web Site
EIN: 35-1044585

Board Leadership
Martha Perine Beard, Paul Ayoub
Co-Chairs

CEO
James Downing
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.77
  Financial 77.05
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

77.05

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
69.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.81
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (TN) 83.77
John Muir Health Foundation (CA) 87.14
Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation (IL) 87.30
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation (OR) 85.10
American Committee for Shaare Zedek Medical Center In Jerusalem (NY) 96.57

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ALSAC (American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities) was founded in 1957 and exists for the sole purpose of raising funds to support the operating and maintenance of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. It is supported primarily by donations raised by ALSAC. Research efforts are directed at understanding the molecular, genetic and chemical bases of catastrophic diseases in children; identifying cures for such diseases; and promoting their prevention. Research is focused specifically on cancers, some acquired and inherited immunodeficiencies, sickle cell disease, infectious diseases and genetic disorders.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $947,810,409
   Federated Campaigns $9,954,917
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,644,811
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $69,343,568
Total Contributions $1,029,753,705
   Program Service Revenue $97,421,430
Total Primary Revenue $1,127,175,135
   Other Revenue $203,464,462
TOTAL REVENUE $1,330,639,597
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $677,144,002
   Administrative Expenses $107,824,020
   Fundraising Expenses $205,308,788
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $990,276,810
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $340,362,787
   
Net Assets $3,559,817,349

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
Research $323,357,158 44.8%
Patient Care $317,682,384 44.0%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.77
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 88.61
2014-06 09/01/2015 88.26
2013-06 10/01/2014 86.63
2012-06 07/01/2013 87.27
2011-06 08/01/2012 86.91
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.04
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 87.37

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 35-1044585
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN LEBANESE SYRIAN ASSOC CHAR INC
NTEE Code X12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
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, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$1,299,281 0.13% William E. Evans CEO of St. Jude
Other Salaries of Note
$646,921 0.06% Richard C. Shadyac Jr. CEO of ALSAC

ALSAC (American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities) was founded in 1957 and exists for the sole purpose of raising funds to support the operating and maintenance of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. It is supported primarily by donations raised by ALSAC. Research efforts are directed at understanding the molecular, genetic and chemical bases of catastrophic diseases in children; identifying cures for such diseases; and promoting their prevention. Research is focused specifically on cancers, some acquired and inherited immunodeficiencies, sickle cell disease, infectious diseases and genetic disorders.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (TN) 83.77
CAMC Foundation (WV) 89.11
Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation (IL) 87.30
Riley Children's Foundation (IN) 90.19
Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation (CA) 92.38

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Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Inc. (62-0646012)

Charity Contact Info

ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105
tel: (800) 805-5856
fax: (901) 578-2805
EIN: 35-1044585

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Board Leadership

Martha Perine Beard, Paul Ayoub
Co-Chairs

CEO

James Downing
President and CEO

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