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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


Richard Geswell

Give From Your Donor Advised Fund

Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

Working to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 87.25 3 stars
  Financial * 82.43 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 stars
*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 Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  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.

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   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
   Program Expenses $48,026,301
   Administrative Expenses $8,923,114
   Fundraising Expenses $4,291,920
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,991,642
Net Assets $10,964,882

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Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

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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