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Friends of MS Charities

The cure for MS could be in your closet.

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24.60

396 West Ironwood Drive Salt Lake City, UT 84115
tel: (877) 493-0120   Web Site
EIN: 87-0620048

Board Leadership
E. Tenney Clawson
Chairman

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 24.60 zero star
  Financial 0.00 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 63.00 one star
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Friends of Multiple Sclerosis is dedicated to helping those with MS by supporting programs that provide services that help people with MS in Utah cope with this devastating and crippling disease.

The Friends of Multiple Sclerosis is dedicated to helping those with MS by supporting programs that provide services that help people with MS in Utah cope with this devastating and crippling disease.

Financial

zero star

0.00

Accountability & Transparency

one star

63.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
21.5%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 65.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.62
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends of MS Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends of MS Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Friends of MS Charities (UT) 24.60 zero star
Rocky Mountain MS Center (CO) 88.14 three stars
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NY) 87.69 three stars
Race to Erase MS (CA) 89.64 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,199,584
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,199,584
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,199,584
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $1,199,584
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $260,246
   Administrative Expenses $150,593
   Fundraising Expenses $739,892
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,150,731
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $48,853
   
Net Assets $285,468

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
Employee Salaries and Benefits $171,746 66.0%
Monetary Assistance to Utah Chapter, MS Society $48,500 18.6%
Monetary Assistance to the University of Utah Hospital Foundation $40,000 15.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 24.60 zero star
2016-12 02/01/2018 23.57 zero star
2015-12 04/01/2017 22.45 zero star
2014-12 06/01/2016 19.97 zero star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 19.97 zero star
2013-12 04/01/2015 19.97 zero star
2012-12 11/01/2013 19.97 zero star
2011-12 08/01/2013 19.97 zero star

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

EIN 87-0620048
Name in IRS Master File FRIENDS OF THE NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY
NTEE Code T11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
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 April, 2000
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
$60,500 5.25% Francis Maurice Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Friends of MS Charities (UT) 24.60 zero star
Race to Erase MS (CA) 89.64 three stars
Rocky Mountain MS Center (CO) 88.14 three stars
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NY) 87.69 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Friends of MS Charities
396 West Ironwood Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
tel: (877) 493-0120
EIN: 87-0620048

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Board Leadership

E. Tenney Clawson
Chairman

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