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Health : Medical Research

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

Leading the way to awareness and a cure

95.04

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

Board Leadership
Gerald McNamara
Chairman

CEO
Andrea Maddox-Smith
CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.04
  Financial 94.24
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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

94.24

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
73.6%
  Administrative Expenses 18.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.11
  Program Expenses Growth 9.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
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) 95.04
Chordoma Foundation (NC) 89.09
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (MA) 93.91
The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research (NY) 100.00
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (PA) 95.99

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,374,295
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,374,295
   Program Service Revenue $239,890
Total Primary Revenue $3,614,185
   Other Revenue $5,883
TOTAL REVENUE $3,620,068
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,844,789
   Administrative Expenses $643,548
   Fundraising Expenses $217,786
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,706,123
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $913,945
   
Net Assets $5,540,832

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 $655,214 35.5%
Walk for Bladder Cancer $460,464 25.0%
Think Tank $435,122 23.6%
Education and Information $293,989 15.9%

Ratings History
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/23/2020 95.04
2018-12 10/01/2019 96.63
2017-12 12/01/2018 94.88
2016-12 12/01/2017 97.03
2015-12 12/01/2016 96.22
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.47
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 95.88
2013-12 09/01/2015 94.36

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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$237,794 8.78% Andrea Maddox-Smith CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (MD) 95.04
Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 90.68
Swim Across America (NC) 95.47
Chordoma Foundation (NC) 89.09
Friends of Cancer Research (DC) 89.05

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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 McNamara
Chairman

CEO

Andrea Maddox-Smith
CEO

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