Health : Medical Research

Focused Ultrasound Foundation

Accelerating the development and adoption of focused ultrasound

four stars

94.58

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 94.58 four stars
  Financial 92.34 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

four stars

92.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
75.7%
  Administrative Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.01
  Program Expenses Growth 8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Focused Ultrasound Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Focused Ultrasound Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,944,184
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,944,184
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,944,184
   Other Revenue $60,322
TOTAL REVENUE $7,004,506
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,727,638
   Administrative Expenses $988,202
   Fundraising Expenses $712,429
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,428,269
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $576,237
   
Net Assets $12,624,598

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$385,720 6.00% Neal F. Kassell President

Mission

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.

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Charity Contact Info

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