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Health : Patient and Family Support

Lazarex Cancer Foundation

Improving patient access to cancer clinical trials nationwide

91.90

P.O. Box 741 Danville, CA 94526
tel: (925) 820-4517   Web Site
EIN: 20-2562494

Board Leadership
Clay Jackson
Board Chair

CEO
Dana L. Dornsife
Founder, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.90
  Financial 91.82
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Lazarex Cancer Foundation is to improve patient access to cancer clinical trials. At Lazarex Cancer Foundation we improve the outcome of cancer care, giving hope, dignity and life to advanced stage cancer patients and the medically underserved by providing assistance with costs for FDA clinical trial participation, identification of clinical trial options, community outreach and engagement. We provide resources for cancer patients who have been told they have no other options, but who are not yet done with their journey in life and refuse to give up.

The mission of Lazarex Cancer Foundation is to improve patient access to cancer clinical trials. At Lazarex Cancer Foundation we improve the outcome of cancer care, giving hope, dignity and life to advanced stage cancer patients and the medically underserved by providing assistance with costs for FDA clinical trial participation, identification of clinical trial options, community outreach and engagement. We provide resources for cancer patients who have been told they have no other options, but who are not yet done with their journey in life and refuse to give up.

Financial

91.82

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
89.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.86
  Program Expenses Growth 0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lazarex Cancer Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lazarex Cancer Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lazarex Cancer Foundation (CA) 91.90
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver (CO) 95.03
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,960,288
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,960,288
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,960,288
   Other Revenue $467,731
TOTAL REVENUE $7,428,019
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,419,147
   Administrative Expenses $98,362
   Fundraising Expenses $204,354
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,721,863
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,706,156
   
Net Assets $7,908,994

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
Lazarex Cancer Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 08/03/2021 91.90
2018-12 02/01/2021 91.34

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 20-2562494
Name in IRS Master File LAZAREX CANCER FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B90
NTEE Classification Educational Services and Schools - Other
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
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 January, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$128,750 4.73% Vera Packard Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lazarex Cancer Foundation (CA) 91.90
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania (PA) 91.40
The Valerie Fund (NJ) 93.60
Family House (CA) 96.46
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mid-Missouri (MO) 86.44

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Charity Contact Info

Lazarex Cancer Foundation
P.O. Box 741
Danville, CA 94526
tel: (925) 820-4517
fax: (925) 552-7305
EIN: 20-2562494

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Board Leadership

Clay Jackson
Board Chair

CEO

Dana L. Dornsife
Founder, CEO

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