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Lung Cancer Research Foundation

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

three stars

88.58

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

Board Leadership
Brendon M. Stiles, MD
Chair

CEO
Dennis Chillemi
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.58 three stars
  Financial 83.85 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

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

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Financial

three stars

83.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
81.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.51
  Program Expenses Growth 20.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 48.0%
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) 88.58 three stars
A Kids' Brain Tumor Cure (MA) 92.92 four stars
Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (CA) 89.40 three stars
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation (CA) 91.90 four stars
Friends of Cancer Research (DC) 87.09 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,812,514
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,484,155
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,296,669
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,296,669
   Other Revenue $-772,091
TOTAL REVENUE $5,524,578
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,068,402
   Administrative Expenses $345,690
   Fundraising Expenses $912,619
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,326,711
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-802,133
   
Net Assets $2,610,881

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 $5,068,402 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 88.58 three stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 92.20 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 89.84 three stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$43,333 0.68% Dennis Chillemi Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$245,904 3.88% Delia Naughton Executive Vice President, Business Development
$175,361 2.77% Nancy Sanford Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lung Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 88.58 three stars
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation (CA) 91.90 four stars
Entertainment Industry Foundation (CA) 94.61 four stars
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 94.89 four stars
Metavivor (MD) 94.69 four stars

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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

Brendon M. Stiles, MD
Chair

CEO

Dennis Chillemi
Executive Director

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