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Lung Cancer Research Foundation

Improving and saving lives by funding groundbreaking research for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of lung cancer.

three stars

88.79

155 East 55th Street Suite 6H
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 588-1580   Web Site
EIN: 14-1935776

Board Leadership
Pippa G. Gerard
Chair

CEO
Nancy M. Sandford
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.79 three stars
  Financial 84.15 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

84.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 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)
73.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.17
  Program Expenses Growth 35.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lung Cancer Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lung Cancer Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lung Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 88.79 three stars
Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MN) 95.93 four stars
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (CT) 92.61 four stars
The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research (NY) 98.23 four stars
A Kids' Brain Tumor Cure (NY) 97.74 four stars

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The Lung Cancer Research Foundation is a nonprofit organization focused solely on supporting lung cancer research. Our mission is to improve and save lives by funding groundbreaking research for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of lung cancer.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,216,787
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,528,627
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,745,414
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,745,414
   Other Revenue $-4,888
TOTAL REVENUE $3,740,526
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,868,830
   Administrative Expenses $246,577
   Fundraising Expenses $438,870
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,554,277
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $186,249
   
Net Assets $2,685,821

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
Grant Program $2,868,830 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 88.79 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 86.35 three stars
2014-12 02/01/2017 75.32 two 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 14-1935776
Name in IRS Master File LUNG CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION
NTEE Code H30
NTEE Classification Cancer Research
NTEE Type Medical Research
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, 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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$287,177 8.07% Nancy Sanford Executive Director

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation is a nonprofit organization focused solely on supporting lung cancer research. Our mission is to improve and save lives by funding groundbreaking research for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of lung cancer.

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Charity Contact Info

Lung Cancer Research Foundation
155 East 55th Street
Suite 6H
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 588-1580
fax: (212) 308-0972
EIN: 14-1935776

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Board Leadership

Pippa G. Gerard
Chair

CEO

Nancy M. Sandford
Executive Director

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