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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Colon Cancer Alliance

Inform. Prevent. Support.

94.86

1025 Vermont Avenue, NW Suite 1066
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 628-0123   Web Site
EIN: 86-0947831

Board Leadership
Joseph A. Frick
Chairperson

CEO
Michael Sapienza
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.86
  Financial 93.94
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

93.94

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.22
  Program Expenses Growth 18.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Colon Cancer Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Colon Cancer Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Colon Cancer Alliance (DC) 94.86
Leukemia Research Foundation (IL) 87.71
American Italian Cancer Foundation (NY) 93.81
ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer (VA) 89.39
The V Foundation (NC) 96.46

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The Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) is the oldest and largest national patient advocacy organization dedicated to ending the suffering caused by colorectal cancer. In order to increase rates of screening and survivorship, the CCA provides patient support, public education, supports research and conducts advocacy work across America. The CCA offers information and support from the first-hand experience of survivors and others whose lives have been touched by this disease. Today, the CCA provides information and services to hundreds of thousands each year. We have multiple programs designed to both assist those affected by the disease as well as raise awareness to improve screening rates. The growth and success of the organization is due in large part to caring volunteers who devote considerable time, skill and energy to achieving CCA's vision.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,942,561
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,942,561
   Program Service Revenue $188,296
Total Primary Revenue $4,130,857
   Other Revenue $162,912
TOTAL REVENUE $4,293,769
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,688,952
   Administrative Expenses $206,465
   Fundraising Expenses $689,177
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,584,594
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-290,825
   
Net Assets $5,341,612

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
Prevention & Awareness $2,474,573 67.1%
Patient Support $782,454 21.2%
Community Outreach $376,622 10.2%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 94.86
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.93
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 07/01/2015 92.65
2013-06 05/01/2014 90.36
2012-06 05/01/2013 93.37
2011-06 03/01/2012 96.90
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.96
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 03/01/2011 88.18

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

EIN 86-0947831
Name in IRS Master File COLON CANCER ALLIANCE
NTEE Code E60
NTEE Classification Health Support Services
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
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, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
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
$181,539 3.95% Eric Hargis Chief Executive Officer

The Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) is the oldest and largest national patient advocacy organization dedicated to ending the suffering caused by colorectal cancer. In order to increase rates of screening and survivorship, the CCA provides patient support, public education, supports research and conducts advocacy work across America. The CCA offers information and support from the first-hand experience of survivors and others whose lives have been touched by this disease. Today, the CCA provides information and services to hundreds of thousands each year. We have multiple programs designed to both assist those affected by the disease as well as raise awareness to improve screening rates. The growth and success of the organization is due in large part to caring volunteers who devote considerable time, skill and energy to achieving CCA's vision.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Colon Cancer Alliance (DC) 94.86
Melanoma Research Foundation (DC) 89.02
Commonweal (CA) 93.77
Colon Cancer Coalition Foundation (MN) 85.31
ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer (VA) 89.39

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Charity Contact Info

Colon Cancer Alliance
1025 Vermont Avenue, NW
Suite 1066
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 628-0123
fax: (866) 304-9075
EIN: 86-0947831

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Board Leadership

Joseph A. Frick
Chairperson

CEO

Michael Sapienza
Chief Executive Officer

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