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The Focused Ultrasound Foundation

Accelerating the development and adoption of focused ultrasound

four stars

96.16

1230 Cedars Court Suite 206
Charlottesville, VA 22903
tel: (434) 220-4993   Web Site
EIN: 20-5744808

Board Leadership
Neal Kassell
Foundation Chairman

CEO
Neal Kassell
Foundation Chairman

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.16 four stars
  Financial 94.58 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Focused Ultrasound Foundation was created to improve quality of life for millions of people living with serious medical disorders by accelerating the development and adoption of focused ultrasound-an early-stage, non-invasive therapeutic technology that has the potential to revolutionize treatment, improve outcomes and reduce costs by serving as an alternative or complement to surgery, radiation therapy, drug delivery, and immunotherapy.

The Focused Ultrasound Foundation was created to improve quality of life for millions of people living with serious medical disorders by accelerating the development and adoption of focused ultrasound-an early-stage, non-invasive therapeutic technology that has the potential to revolutionize treatment, improve outcomes and reduce costs by serving as an alternative or complement to surgery, radiation therapy, drug delivery, and immunotherapy.

Financial

four stars

94.58

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 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)
75.2%
  Administrative Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.31
  Program Expenses Growth 7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Focused Ultrasound Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Focused Ultrasound Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,668,413
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,668,413
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,668,413
   Other Revenue $63,979
TOTAL REVENUE $9,732,392
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,599,292
   Administrative Expenses $817,578
   Fundraising Expenses $621,172
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,038,042
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,694,350
   
Net Assets $12,447,414

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
The Focused Ultrasound Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 96.16 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 90.61 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.66 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 77.13 two stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 88.56 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 89.67 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 86.32 three 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 20-5744808
Name in IRS Master File FOCUSED ULTRASOUND FOUNDATION
NTEE Code G9B
NTEE Classification Surgery
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 May, 2007
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, 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
$350,720 5.80% Neal F. Kassell President

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Charity Contact Info

The Focused Ultrasound Foundation
1230 Cedars Court
Suite 206
Charlottesville, VA 22903
tel: (434) 220-4993
fax: (434) 220-4978
EIN: 20-5744808

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Board Leadership

Neal Kassell
Foundation Chairman

CEO

Neal Kassell
Foundation Chairman

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