Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer

Hoping for a future free from breast cancer

three stars

82.09

12420 Stonebridge Road Fort Wayne, IN 46783
tel: (260) 207-5283   Web Site
EIN: 35-2058177

Board Leadership
Julie Inskeep
President

CEO
Lynda Houk
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.09 three stars
  Financial 75.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1998, the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer is committed to funding breast cancer research. The mission of the foundation is to raise funds for breast cancer research to find a cure and to improve the lives of the many affected by this disease. Currently, we fund research at the Vera Bradley Foundation Center for Breast Cancer Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. Knowing that cancer will not be cured in a vacuum, members of our team are well known worldwide for their collaborative approach. It's this sharing of information, talents and resources that will accelerate the pace of research.

Founded in 1998, the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer is committed to funding breast cancer research. The mission of the foundation is to raise funds for breast cancer research to find a cure and to improve the lives of the many affected by this disease. Currently, we fund research at the Vera Bradley Foundation Center for Breast Cancer Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. Knowing that cancer will not be cured in a vacuum, members of our team are well known worldwide for their collaborative approach. It's this sharing of information, talents and resources that will accelerate the pace of research.

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Financial

two stars

75.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
89.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.08
  Program Expenses Growth -4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 90.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,149,905
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,217,321
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,367,226
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,367,226
   Other Revenue $49,755
TOTAL REVENUE $2,416,981
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,204,781
   Administrative Expenses $204,046
   Fundraising Expenses $173,799
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,582,626
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-165,645
   
Net Assets $227,125

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Lynda Houk Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1998, the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer is committed to funding breast cancer research. The mission of the foundation is to raise funds for breast cancer research to find a cure and to improve the lives of the many affected by this disease. Currently, we fund research at the Vera Bradley Foundation Center for Breast Cancer Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. Knowing that cancer will not be cured in a vacuum, members of our team are well known worldwide for their collaborative approach. It's this sharing of information, talents and resources that will accelerate the pace of research.

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Charity Contact Info

Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer
12420 Stonebridge Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46783
tel: (260) 207-5283
EIN: 35-2058177

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Board Leadership

Julie Inskeep
President

CEO

Lynda Houk
Executive Director