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Vascular Cures

At the Forefront of Vascular Research

three stars

85.41

274 Redwood Shores Parkway Suite #717
Redwood City, CA 94065
tel: (650) 368-6022   Web Site
EIN: 94-2825216

Board Leadership
Edward K. Yu
Chair

CEO
Wendy R. Hitchcock
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.41 three stars
  Financial 82.55 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Vascular Cures is the only 501(c)3 nonprofit organization representing the millions of patients with Vascular Disease in the U.S. We focus on creating long-term, shared resources to accelerate development of new treatments and improve patient health. Vascular Cures invests in breakthrough treatments for vascular disease. For almost 30 years, Vascular Cures has funded research to transform human health. As an entrepreneurial non-profit, Vascular Cures specifically designs its programs to speed the process of getting results to patients.

Vascular Cures is the only 501(c)3 nonprofit organization representing the millions of patients with Vascular Disease in the U.S. We focus on creating long-term, shared resources to accelerate development of new treatments and improve patient health. Vascular Cures invests in breakthrough treatments for vascular disease. For almost 30 years, Vascular Cures has funded research to transform human health. As an entrepreneurial non-profit, Vascular Cures specifically designs its programs to speed the process of getting results to patients.

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Financial

three stars

82.55

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
67.7%
  Administrative Expenses 15.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.60
  Program Expenses Growth 20.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vascular Cures on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vascular Cures on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vascular Cures (CA) 85.41 three stars
Emergency Medicine Foundation (TX) 94.34 four stars
Hope & Heroes Children's Cancer Fund (NY) 89.39 three stars
Huntington Medical Research Institutes (CA) 86.43 three stars
Population Council (NY) 90.83 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $154,584
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $80,410
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $234,994
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $234,994
   Other Revenue $64,519
TOTAL REVENUE $299,513
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $761,180
   Administrative Expenses $142,290
   Fundraising Expenses $153,036
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,056,506
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-756,993
   
Net Assets $2,994,290

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
Research Network $285,476 37.5%
Project Voice $174,932 23.0%
The Wylie Scholar Program $153,430 20.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 03/01/2019 85.41 three stars
2016-06 04/01/2018 87.25 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 86.18 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 80.37 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.56 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 87.14 three stars
2014-06 12/01/2015 80.05 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 94-2825216
Name in IRS Master File VASCULAR CURES
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (162) Other medical research
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, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$189,000 17.88% Wendy Hitchcock Chief Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vascular Cures (CA) 85.41 three stars
It's The Journey, Inc. (GA) 92.27 four stars
Steadman Philippon Research Institute (CO) 86.07 three stars
The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis (FL) 89.38 three stars
Sarcoma Foundation of America (MD) 94.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Vascular Cures
274 Redwood Shores Parkway
Suite #717
Redwood City, CA 94065
tel: (650) 368-6022
EIN: 94-2825216

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Board Leadership

Edward K. Yu
Chair

CEO

Wendy R. Hitchcock
Chief Executive Officer

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