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Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

Leading the way to awareness and a cure

four stars

94.88

4915 Saint Elmo Avenue Suite 202
Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (301) 215-9099   Web Site
EIN: 20-2897110

Board Leadership
Gerald C. McNamara
Chair of the Board

CEO
Andrea Maddox-Smith
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.88 four stars
  Financial 93.97 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Each year, BCAN provides thousands of patients, caregivers and the medical community with the educational resources and support services they need to navigate their bladder cancer journey. BCAN works collaboratively with the medical and research professionals who are dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer and empowers the patient community by allowing them to share experiences with others, and to participate in building awareness of the need for a cure.

Each year, BCAN provides thousands of patients, caregivers and the medical community with the educational resources and support services they need to navigate their bladder cancer journey. BCAN works collaboratively with the medical and research professionals who are dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer and empowers the patient community by allowing them to share experiences with others, and to participate in building awareness of the need for a cure.

Financial

four stars

93.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 15.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.07
  Program Expenses Growth 6.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (MD) 94.88 four stars
Chordoma Foundation (NC) 91.47 four stars
Cancer Research Institute (NY) 92.18 four stars
CURE Childhood Cancer (GA) 90.58 four stars
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 94.78 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,727,002
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,727,002
   Program Service Revenue $181,120
Total Primary Revenue $2,908,122
   Other Revenue $14,196
TOTAL REVENUE $2,922,318
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,559,987
   Administrative Expenses $386,219
   Fundraising Expenses $158,096
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,104,302
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $818,016
   
Net Assets $4,125,438

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 $642,299 41.2%
Think Tank $317,696 20.4%
Education and Information $290,141 18.6%

Ratings History
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2018 94.88 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2017 97.03 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 96.22 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.47 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 95.88 four stars
2013-12 09/01/2015 94.36 four 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 20-2897110
Name in IRS Master File BLADDER CANCER ADVOCACY NETWORK INC
NTEE Code H01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Medical Research
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 July, 2005
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$216,400 10.28% Andrea Maddox-Smith Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Contact Info

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
4915 Saint Elmo Avenue
Suite 202
Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (301) 215-9099
EIN: 20-2897110

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Board Leadership

Gerald C. McNamara
Chair of the Board

CEO

Andrea Maddox-Smith
Chief Executive Officer

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