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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

Working to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

87.25

733 Third Avenue Suite 510
New York, NY 10017
tel: (800) 932-2423   Web Site
EIN: 13-6193105

Board Leadership
Vance Gibbs
Chairman

CEO
Richard Geswell
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.25
  Financial * 82.43
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial *

82.43

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 65.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) works to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. CCFA sponsors basic and clinical research of the highest quality. The foundation also offers a wide range of educational programs for patients and health-care professionals, and provides supportive services to help people cope with these chronic intestinal diseases. These programs are supported solely by contributions from the public. Our areas of focus are: research programs, education programs, and support services.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $31,512,564
   Federated Campaigns $1,603,945
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $27,370,458
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $415,313
Total Contributions $60,902,280
   Program Service Revenue $353,610
Total Primary Revenue $61,255,890
   Other Revenue $1,977,087
TOTAL REVENUE $63,232,977
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $48,026,301
   Administrative Expenses $8,923,114
   Fundraising Expenses $4,291,920
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $61,241,335
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,991,642
   
Net Assets $10,964,882

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 $24,956,743 52.0%
Education and Dissemination of Information $23,069,558 48.0%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.25
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 91.63
2013-12 05/01/2015 91.12
2012-12 03/01/2014 90.41
2011-12 03/01/2013 92.80
2010-12 02/01/2012 90.06
2009-08 09/20/2011 89.30
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 85.17
2008-08 11/01/2009 85.47
2007-08 10/01/2008 90.47
2005-09 12/01/2006 87.51
2004-09 11/01/2005 85.58
2003-09 08/01/2004 88.86
2002-09 08/01/2003 88.04
2001-09 02/05/2003 92.66

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

EIN 13-6193105
Name in IRS Master File CROHNS & COLITIS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
NTEE Code G70
NTEE Classification Digestive Diseases, Disorders
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 July, 1966
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$551,719 0.90% Richard Geswell President

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) works to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. CCFA sponsors basic and clinical research of the highest quality. The foundation also offers a wide range of educational programs for patients and health-care professionals, and provides supportive services to help people cope with these chronic intestinal diseases. These programs are supported solely by contributions from the public. Our areas of focus are: research programs, education programs, and support services.

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Charity Contact Info

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
733 Third Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10017
tel: (800) 932-2423
fax: (212) 779-4098
EIN: 13-6193105

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Board Leadership

Vance Gibbs
Chairman

CEO

Richard Geswell
President

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