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Prostate Cancer Foundation

Funding high-impact research to find better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer

three stars

83.67

1250 Fourth Street Santa Monica, CA 90401
tel: (800) 757-2873   Web Site
EIN: 95-4418411

Board Leadership
Michael Milken
Founder and Chairman

CEO
Jonathan W. Simons
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.67 three stars
  Financial 76.92 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

two stars

76.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth -1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 43.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Prostate Cancer Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Prostate Cancer Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Prostate Cancer Foundation (CA) 83.67 three stars
Food Allergy Research & Education (VA) 87.01 three stars
Project ALS (NY) 87.42 three stars
Population Council (NY) 92.29 four stars
Concern Foundation (CA) 91.45 four stars

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Formerly CaPCure, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world's leading philanthropic organization for funding prostate-cancer research. PCF was founded in 1993 to find better treatments and a cure for recurrent prostate cancer. Through its unique model for soliciting and selecting promising research programs and rapid deployment of resources, the PCF has funded more than 1,500 programs at nearly 200 research centers in 20 countries around the world. Its advocacy for increased government and private support of prostate cancer programs has helped build a global research enterprise of nearly $10 billion.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $35,930,313
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,640,722
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $40,571,035
   Program Service Revenue $9,824
Total Primary Revenue $40,580,859
   Other Revenue $42,116
TOTAL REVENUE $40,622,975
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $34,237,709
   Administrative Expenses $2,439,955
   Fundraising Expenses $5,245,197
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $41,922,861
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,299,886
   
Net Assets $29,646,332

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
PCF Research Enterprise $18,980,527 54.6%
Young Investigator Award $4,731,209 13.6%
PCF Dream Teams $2,500,000 7.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 83.67 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 83.43 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.64 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 87.56 three stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 87.25 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 94.53 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 97.11 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 89.47 three stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 89.18 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 91.25 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.05 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 75.78 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 88.23 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 81.74 three stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 86.41 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 82.70 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 69.13 one star
2003-12 02/01/2005 68.27 one star
2002-12 05/01/2004 71.97 two stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 67.68 one star

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

EIN 95-4418411
Name in IRS Master File PROSTATE CANCER FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T20
NTEE Classification Private Grantmaking Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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]
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$1,141,162 2.72% Jonathan W. Simons President, CEO

Formerly CaPCure, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world's leading philanthropic organization for funding prostate-cancer research. PCF was founded in 1993 to find better treatments and a cure for recurrent prostate cancer. Through its unique model for soliciting and selecting promising research programs and rapid deployment of resources, the PCF has funded more than 1,500 programs at nearly 200 research centers in 20 countries around the world. Its advocacy for increased government and private support of prostate cancer programs has helped build a global research enterprise of nearly $10 billion.

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Charity Contact Info

Prostate Cancer Foundation
1250 Fourth Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
tel: (800) 757-2873
fax: (310) 570-4701
EIN: 95-4418411

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Board Leadership

Michael Milken
Founder and Chairman

CEO

Jonathan W. Simons
President, CEO

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