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ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Fundraising for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

three stars

88.79

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 88.79 three stars
  Financial 84.16 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 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

three stars

84.16

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
73.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.86
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.3%
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) 88.79 three stars
John Muir Health Foundation (CA) 94.74 four stars
Deborah Hospital Foundation (NJ) 92.23 four stars
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (UT) 91.16 four stars
Sankara Eye Foundation, USA (CA) 92.92 four stars

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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 $1,026,918,512
   Federated Campaigns $8,998,759
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,022,352
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $73,972,657
Total Contributions $1,113,912,280
   Program Service Revenue $105,576,630
Total Primary Revenue $1,219,488,910
   Other Revenue $168,087,142
TOTAL REVENUE $1,387,576,052
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $789,952,881
   Administrative Expenses $124,464,846
   Fundraising Expenses $180,954,270
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,095,371,997
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $292,204,055
   
Net Assets $3,755,243,971

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
Patient Care $367,779,303 46.6%
Research $339,670,870 43.0%
Education and Training $82,502,706 10.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 03/01/2017 88.79 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.77 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 88.61 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 88.26 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 86.63 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 87.27 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 86.91 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.04 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 87.37 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 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)
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  • 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
$646,921 0.05% 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) 88.79 three stars
American Friends of ALYN Hospital (NY) 91.16 four stars
CAMC Foundation (WV) 88.73 three stars
Children's Hospital Guild Association (WA) 86.58 three stars
Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation (CA) 92.38 four stars

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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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