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Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation

Discovering cures for neuroendocrine cancer

four stars

97.17

321 Columbus Avenue, Suite 5R Boston, MA 02116
tel: (617) 946-1780   Web Site
EIN: 20-1945347

Board Leadership
Joseph Li
Chair

CEO
Elyse Gellerman
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.17 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation is to fund research to discover cures and more effective treatments for carcinoid, pancreatic, and related neuroendocrine cancers. To achieve rapid discovery of cures, the NET Research Foundation directs its donations to fund breakthrough scientific research of neuroendocrine cancers. Since its inception, the NET Research Foundation has awarded over $18 million in large-scale, multi-year research grants to leading scientists at renowned research institutions.

The mission of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation is to fund research to discover cures and more effective treatments for carcinoid, pancreatic, and related neuroendocrine cancers. To achieve rapid discovery of cures, the NET Research Foundation directs its donations to fund breakthrough scientific research of neuroendocrine cancers. Since its inception, the NET Research Foundation has awarded over $18 million in large-scale, multi-year research grants to leading scientists at renowned research institutions.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
89.0%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.92
  Program Expenses Growth 47.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (MA) 97.17 four stars
International Myeloma Foundation (CA) 92.92 four stars
ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer (VA) 92.89 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,047,426
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,047,426
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,047,426
   Other Revenue $245,110
TOTAL REVENUE $2,292,536
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,932,237
   Administrative Expenses $169,795
   Fundraising Expenses $205,095
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,307,127
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,014,591
   
Net Assets $14,322,180

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
Funding Research $5,612,128 94.6%
Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Educational Conferences $168,566 2.8%
Outreach $151,543 2.6%

Ratings History
Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2018 97.17 four stars
2016-12 09/01/2017 92.31 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.87 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 97.39 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 87.64 three stars
2012-12 12/22/2014 93.42 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 89.19 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 85.77 three stars
2010-12 10/01/2012 92.66 four 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 20-1945347
Name in IRS Master File NEUROENDOCRINE TUMOR RESEARCH FOUNDATION
NTEE Code G12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
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 March, 2005
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
$148,869 2.36% Ronald Hollander Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (MA) 97.17 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation
321 Columbus Avenue, Suite 5R
Boston, MA 02116
tel: (617) 946-1780
EIN: 20-1945347

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Board Leadership

Joseph Li
Chair

CEO

Elyse Gellerman
Chief Executive Officer

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