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COPD Foundation

Take Action Today. Breathe Better Tomorrow.

three stars

89.57

3300 Ponce de Leon Boulevard Miami, FL 33134
tel: (866) 731-2673   Web Site
EIN: 20-1048322

Board Leadership
James D. Crapo, MD
Board Chair

CEO
James D. Crapo, MD
Interim CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.57 three stars
  Financial 85.25 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a preventable and treatable disease. The COPD Foundation was established to speed innovations which will make treatment more effective and affordable, to undertake initiatives that result in expanded services for COPD patients, and improve the lives of patients with COPD and related disorders (through scientific research, education & awareness) that will lead to prevention and a stop in the progression of COPD.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a preventable and treatable disease. The COPD Foundation was established to speed innovations which will make treatment more effective and affordable, to undertake initiatives that result in expanded services for COPD patients, and improve the lives of patients with COPD and related disorders (through scientific research, education & awareness) that will lead to prevention and a stop in the progression of COPD.

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Financial

three stars

85.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.86
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by COPD Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by COPD Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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COPD Foundation (FL) 89.57 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,064,117
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $229,670
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,293,787
   Program Service Revenue $388,293
Total Primary Revenue $9,682,080
   Other Revenue $186,902
TOTAL REVENUE $9,868,982
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,395,662
   Administrative Expenses $746,497
   Fundraising Expenses $1,022,682
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,164,841
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $704,141
   
Net Assets $7,422,807

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 $5,637,007 76.2%
Public Policy and Advocacy $392,085 5.3%
Care Delivery $340,761 4.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2020 89.57 three stars
2018-06 05/01/2020 89.19 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 20-1048322
Name in IRS Master File COPD FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code G43
NTEE Classification Heart and Circulatory System Diseases, Disorders
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Educational 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 October, 2005
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$202,600 2.21% Craig L. Kephart Former CEO

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COPD Foundation (FL) 89.57 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

COPD Foundation
3300 Ponce de Leon Boulevard
Miami, FL 33134
tel: (866) 731-2673
EIN: 20-1048322

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Board Leadership

James D. Crapo, MD
Board Chair

CEO

James D. Crapo, MD
Interim CEO

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