Health : Medical Research

Chordoma Foundation

Accelerating the search for a cure

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four stars

91.47

2520 Meridian Parkway Suite 480
Durham, NC 27713
tel: (919) 809-6779   Web Site
EIN: 20-8423943

Board Leadership
David Sandak
Chair

CEO
Josh Sommer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.47 four stars
  Financial 87.94 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Chordoma Foundation, founded in 2007, is a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of chordoma patients by accelerating research to develop effective treatments for chordoma, and by helping patients to get the best care possible. To accelerate the search for a cure, we initiate and fund high-impact research, facilitate information exchange and collaboration among researchers, and provide scientific resources needed to study chordoma. To help patients get the best care possible, we provide information about the latest treatment options, refer patients to experienced doctors, and match patients with trained peer-support mentors.

The Chordoma Foundation, founded in 2007, is a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of chordoma patients by accelerating research to develop effective treatments for chordoma, and by helping patients to get the best care possible. To accelerate the search for a cure, we initiate and fund high-impact research, facilitate information exchange and collaboration among researchers, and provide scientific resources needed to study chordoma. To help patients get the best care possible, we provide information about the latest treatment options, refer patients to experienced doctors, and match patients with trained peer-support mentors.

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Financial

three stars

87.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
77.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.53
  Program Expenses Growth 20.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chordoma Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chordoma Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,013,420
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,013,420
   Program Service Revenue $4,345
Total Primary Revenue $2,017,765
   Other Revenue $58,507
TOTAL REVENUE $2,076,272
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,206,803
   Administrative Expenses $202,092
   Fundraising Expenses $510,740
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,919,635
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-843,363
   
Net Assets $3,434,983

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$119,636 4.09% Josh Sommer President

Mission

The Chordoma Foundation, founded in 2007, is a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of chordoma patients by accelerating research to develop effective treatments for chordoma, and by helping patients to get the best care possible. To accelerate the search for a cure, we initiate and fund high-impact research, facilitate information exchange and collaboration among researchers, and provide scientific resources needed to study chordoma. To help patients get the best care possible, we provide information about the latest treatment options, refer patients to experienced doctors, and match patients with trained peer-support mentors.

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Charity Contact Info

Chordoma Foundation
2520 Meridian Parkway
Suite 480
Durham, NC 27713
tel: (919) 809-6779
fax: (866) 367-3910
EIN: 20-8423943

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Board Leadership

David Sandak
Chair

CEO

Josh Sommer
Executive Director