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Cerebral Palsy Foundation

Leading research, innovation, and collaboration

three stars

89.25

3 Columbus Circle 15th Floor
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 520-1686   Web Site
EIN: 13-6093337

Board Leadership
Paul Vocker
Chairman

CEO
Rachel Byrne
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.25 three stars
  Financial 85.34 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Cerebral Palsy Foundation process is to find, define and address Moments of Impact – the times at which interventions and insights, if properly implemented, have the power to improve lives. We then work to better understand what is needed to effect change and the best ways to implement it. We seek out the best thinkers in an area, and form collaborative networks to work together and bring about transformation. Finally, we share our work with others so it will have the greatest possible impact. Our Collaborative Networks bring together many of the country's most prestigious medical institutions, as well as innovative thinkers in diverse areas such as technology and media, in order to accelerate not only the development of critical advances, but also their delivery. While our work of course includes important strides being made toward the eventual prevention of cerebral palsy and developmental disabilities, our focus is on the translational research, clinical application and knowledge transfer that can dramatically change lives today.

The Cerebral Palsy Foundation process is to find, define and address Moments of Impact – the times at which interventions and insights, if properly implemented, have the power to improve lives. We then work to better understand what is needed to effect change and the best ways to implement it. We seek out the best thinkers in an area, and form collaborative networks to work together and bring about transformation. Finally, we share our work with others so it will have the greatest possible impact. Our Collaborative Networks bring together many of the country's most prestigious medical institutions, as well as innovative thinkers in diverse areas such as technology and media, in order to accelerate not only the development of critical advances, but also their delivery. While our work of course includes important strides being made toward the eventual prevention of cerebral palsy and developmental disabilities, our focus is on the translational research, clinical application and knowledge transfer that can dramatically change lives today.

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Financial

three stars

85.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
71.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cerebral Palsy Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cerebral Palsy Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cerebral Palsy Foundation (NY) 89.25 three stars
The Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation (CT) 92.38 four stars
Cerebral Palsy (WI) 85.83 three stars
Angelman Syndrome Foundation (IL) 90.55 four stars
National Down Syndrome Society (NY) 94.37 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,348,461
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $666,513
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,014,974
   Program Service Revenue $97,120
Total Primary Revenue $3,112,094
   Other Revenue $-326,796
TOTAL REVENUE $2,785,298
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,995,065
   Administrative Expenses $261,400
   Fundraising Expenses $419,011
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,675,476
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $109,822
   
Net Assets $2,415,720

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 Grants $1,995,065 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 12/20/2019 89.25 three stars
2017-09 03/01/2019 82.51 three stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 91.52 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2017 96.07 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 13-6093337
Name in IRS Master File CEREBRAL PALSY FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code H23
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(179) Other health services
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 February, 1957
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$335,000 12.52% Richard Ellenson President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cerebral Palsy Foundation (NY) 89.25 three stars
Fanconi Anemia Research Fund (OR) 93.21 four stars
Cerebral Palsy (WI) 85.83 three stars
The Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation (CT) 92.38 four stars
National Fragile X Foundation (DC) 94.84 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cerebral Palsy Foundation
3 Columbus Circle
15th Floor
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 520-1686
EIN: 13-6093337

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Board Leadership

Paul Vocker
Chairman

CEO

Rachel Byrne
Executive Director

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