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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

Working to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

three stars

87.84

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

Board Leadership
Vance Gibbs
Chairman

CEO
Michael Osso
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.84 three stars
  Financial 83.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

83.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 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)
79.0%
  Administrative Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 69.8%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (NY) 87.84 three stars
The Myositis Association (VA) 96.06 four stars
Hydrocephalus Association (MD) 87.55 three stars
American Brain Tumor Association (IL) 88.36 three stars
Scleroderma Foundation (MA) 98.14 four stars

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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 $36,353,687
   Federated Campaigns $1,697,539
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $27,132,904
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $421,795
Total Contributions $65,605,925
   Program Service Revenue $457,281
Total Primary Revenue $66,063,206
   Other Revenue $1,259,484
TOTAL REVENUE $67,322,690
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $54,312,020
   Administrative Expenses $8,277,088
   Fundraising Expenses $4,864,100
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $67,453,209
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-130,519
   
Net Assets $10,515,576

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 $29,391,182 54.1%
Education and Dissemination of Information $24,920,838 45.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 87.84 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.25 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 91.63 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 91.12 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 90.41 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 92.80 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 90.06 four stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 89.30 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 85.17 three stars
2008-08 11/01/2009 85.47 three stars
2007-08 10/01/2008 90.47 four stars
2005-09 12/01/2006 87.51 three stars
2004-09 11/01/2005 85.58 three stars
2003-09 08/01/2004 88.86 three stars
2002-09 08/01/2003 88.04 three stars
2001-09 02/05/2003 92.66 four 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 13-6193105
Name in IRS Master File CROHNS & COLITIS FOUNDATION INC
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$326,752 0.48% Michael Osso President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$520,651 0.77% Richard Geswell Former 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (NY) 87.84 three stars
National Hemophilia Foundation (NY) 93.60 four stars
American Brain Tumor Association (IL) 88.36 three stars
American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (MI) 98.23 four stars
Beyond Celiac (PA) 91.74 four stars

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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

Michael Osso
President

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