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Brain Aneurysm Foundation

Providing information and awareness about the symptoms and risk factors of brain aneurysms

three stars

86.08

269 Hanover Street Building 3
Hanover, MA 02339
tel: (888) 272-4602   Web Site
EIN: 04-3243864

Board Leadership
John C. Rogers
Chairman

CEO
Christine Buckley
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.08 three stars
  Financial 84.41 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in Boston and now based in Hanover, Massachusetts, the Brain Aneurysm Foundation is the globally recognized leader in brain aneurysm awareness, education, support, advocacy, and research funding. The foundation's mission is to provide information about and raise awareness of the symptoms and risk factors of brain aneurysms to prevent ruptures and subsequent death and disability; work with medical communities to provide support networks for patients and families; and advance research to improve patients' outcomes and save lives.

Founded in Boston and now based in Hanover, Massachusetts, the Brain Aneurysm Foundation is the globally recognized leader in brain aneurysm awareness, education, support, advocacy, and research funding. The foundation's mission is to provide information about and raise awareness of the symptoms and risk factors of brain aneurysms to prevent ruptures and subsequent death and disability; work with medical communities to provide support networks for patients and families; and advance research to improve patients' outcomes and save lives.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of grants and research funding awarded to the institution
500,000
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

84.41

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
72.1%
  Administrative Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.27
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.76
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brain Aneurysm Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brain Aneurysm Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Brain Aneurysm Foundation (MA) 86.08 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $589,974
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $589,974
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $589,974
   Other Revenue $548,735
TOTAL REVENUE $1,138,709
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $881,539
   Administrative Expenses $166,037
   Fundraising Expenses $147,239
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,194,815
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-56,106
   
Net Assets $855,857

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2019 86.08 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 04-3243864
Name in IRS Master File BRAIN ANEURYSM FOUNDATION INCORPORATED
NTEE Code E99
NTEE Classification Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C.
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(927) Fundraising
(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 March, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

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Charity Contact Info

Brain Aneurysm Foundation
269 Hanover Street
Building 3
Hanover, MA 02339
tel: (888) 272-4602
fax: (781) 826-5566
EIN: 04-3243864

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Board Leadership

John C. Rogers
Chairman

CEO

Christine Buckley
Executive Director

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