Health : Patient and Family Support

The CT Challenge

Empowering cancer survivors

three stars

86.69

250 Pequot Avenue Southport, CT 06890
tel: (203) 292-8722   Web Site
EIN: 20-2777748

CEO
Jeff Keith
Founder, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.69 three stars
  Financial 82.54 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The CT Challenge empowers cancer survivors to live healthier, happier and longer lives by creating and funding unique survivorship programs and research. The vision of the CT Challenge is linked to our deep history of blending sports with a passion for supporting cancer patients and survivors. By building community support through first class events such as the CT Challenge Charity bike event, our goal is to provide avenues to attract energetic people who share our mission to empower cancer survivors to live healthier, happier and longer lives.

The CT Challenge empowers cancer survivors to live healthier, happier and longer lives by creating and funding unique survivorship programs and research. The vision of the CT Challenge is linked to our deep history of blending sports with a passion for supporting cancer patients and survivors. By building community support through first class events such as the CT Challenge Charity bike event, our goal is to provide avenues to attract energetic people who share our mission to empower cancer survivors to live healthier, happier and longer lives.

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Financial

three stars

82.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
83.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.63
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The CT Challenge on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The CT Challenge on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $180,997
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,736,388
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,917,385
   Program Service Revenue $100,044
Total Primary Revenue $2,017,429
   Other Revenue $-19,670
TOTAL REVENUE $1,997,759
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,833,269
   Administrative Expenses $220,812
   Fundraising Expenses $144,173
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,198,254
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-200,495
   
Net Assets $1,483,303

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$177,500 8.07% Jeffrey Keith President

Mission

The CT Challenge empowers cancer survivors to live healthier, happier and longer lives by creating and funding unique survivorship programs and research. The vision of the CT Challenge is linked to our deep history of blending sports with a passion for supporting cancer patients and survivors. By building community support through first class events such as the CT Challenge Charity bike event, our goal is to provide avenues to attract energetic people who share our mission to empower cancer survivors to live healthier, happier and longer lives.

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Charity Contact Info

The CT Challenge
250 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT 06890
tel: (203) 292-8722
fax: (203) 621-3279
EIN: 20-2777748

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CEO

Jeff Keith
Founder, CEO