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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines (Grantmaking)

Head for the Cure

two stars

75.80

1607 Oak Street Kansas City, MO 64108
tel: (816) 218-6871   Web Site
EIN: 20-8345719

Board Leadership
Matt Anthony
President

CEO
Jenna Heilman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.80 two stars
  Financial 71.54 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Head for the Cure is to raise awareness and funding to inspire hope for the community of brain cancer patients, their families, friends, caregivers and other supporters, while celebrating their courage, spirit and energy. We accomplish this by hosting a series of 5K runs/walks and other events to raise funding in support of brain cancer research benefiting local beneficiaries and our national beneficiary, The Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative (BTTC). We also provide support through our programs including Brains for the Cure, survivor luncheons and other community engagements. All of these events and programs allow us to raise funds, awareness and hope for the brain tumor community.

The mission of Head for the Cure is to raise awareness and funding to inspire hope for the community of brain cancer patients, their families, friends, caregivers and other supporters, while celebrating their courage, spirit and energy. We accomplish this by hosting a series of 5K runs/walks and other events to raise funding in support of brain cancer research benefiting local beneficiaries and our national beneficiary, The Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative (BTTC). We also provide support through our programs including Brains for the Cure, survivor luncheons and other community engagements. All of these events and programs allow us to raise funds, awareness and hope for the brain tumor community.

Financial

two stars

71.54

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
72.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.33
  Program Expenses Growth -5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Head for the Cure on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Head for the Cure on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Head for the Cure (MO) 75.80 two stars
Florida Breast Cancer Foundation (FL) 97.47 four stars
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (PA) 87.95 three stars
The Kidney Cancer Association (TX) 100.00 four stars
Commonweal (CA) 91.91 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $436,456
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,515,837
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,952,293
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,952,293
   Other Revenue $-138,406
TOTAL REVENUE $1,813,887
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $929,336
   Administrative Expenses $157,319
   Fundraising Expenses $339,856
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,426,511
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $387,376
   
Net Assets $538,773

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
2018-12 07/01/2020 75.80 two stars
2018-12 06/01/2020 74.12 two stars
2017-12 11/01/2019 74.92 two 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 20-8345719
Name in IRS Master File HEAD FOR THE CURE
NTEE Code H12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
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, 2007
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
$86,037 6.03% Jenna Heilman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Head for the Cure (MO) 75.80 two stars
Us TOO International (IL) 88.40 three stars
Lung Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 87.86 three stars
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (CA) 92.93 four stars
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (PA) 87.95 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Head for the Cure
1607 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
tel: (816) 218-6871
EIN: 20-8345719

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Board Leadership

Matt Anthony
President

CEO

Jenna Heilman
Executive Director

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