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GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer

Empower Everyone. Ignore No One.

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four stars

95.87

1100 Industrial Road Suite One
San Carlos, CA 94070
tel: (650) 598-2857   Web Site
EIN: 20-4417327

Board Leadership
Bonnie Addario
Co-Founder, Chair

CEO
Laurie Fenton
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.87 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded by patients and survivors, GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, transforms survivorship as the world's leading organization dedicated to saving, extending, and improving the lives of those vulnerable, at risk, and diagnosed with lung cancer.

We work to change the reality of living with lung cancer by ending stigma, increasing public and private research funding, and ensuring access to care.

Founded by patients and survivors, GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, transforms survivorship as the world's leading organization dedicated to saving, extending, and improving the lives of those vulnerable, at risk, and diagnosed with lung cancer.

We work to change the reality of living with lung cancer by ending stigma, increasing public and private research funding, and ensuring access to care.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of members in COE program and number of patients served
31
Number of patients receiving one-on-one support or our patient handbook
11,300
Number of Registry participants and studies being conducted through the Registry.
1,700
Number of in person and online Living Room participants
3,600
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
85.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.60
  Program Expenses Growth 22.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer (CA) 95.87 four stars
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (CA) 95.72 four stars
American Italian Cancer Foundation (NY) 92.61 four stars
International Myeloma Foundation (CA) 91.16 four stars
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (NY) 87.35 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,463,273
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,127,391
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,590,664
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,590,664
   Other Revenue $-230,673
TOTAL REVENUE $4,359,991
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,915,604
   Administrative Expenses $366,501
   Fundraising Expenses $296,206
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,578,311
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-218,320
   
Net Assets $2,648,188

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
Patient Services $1,543,775 39.4%
Research $1,377,917 35.2%
Promote Awareness of Lung Cancer and Education $993,912 25.4%

Ratings History
GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 95.87 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 94.42 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 99.04 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.05 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 93.83 four stars
2013-12 11/01/2015 94.24 four stars
2013-12 10/01/2015 77.51 two 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 20-4417327
Name in IRS Master File GO2 FOUNDATION FOR LUNG CANCER
NTEE Code G12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
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 September, 2006
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$188,667 4.12% David Leduc Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer (CA) 95.87 four stars
Commonweal (CA) 96.66 four stars
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (NY) 87.35 three stars
Us TOO International (IL) 90.20 four stars
Kidney Cancer Association (IL) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer
1100 Industrial Road
Suite One
San Carlos, CA 94070
tel: (650) 598-2857
fax: (650) 598-0282
EIN: 20-4417327

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Board Leadership

Bonnie Addario
Co-Founder, Chair

CEO

Laurie Fenton
Chief Executive Officer

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