Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

Working to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

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three stars

88.16

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

Board Leadership
John Crosson
Chair of the Board

CEO
Michael Osso
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.16 three stars
  Financial 83.75 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is a leading supporter and founder of medical research in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis-collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). We invest our dollars wisely, funding the best IBD research globally and implementing a peer-review process insuring that only the most promising and relevant grant applications are funded. With more than 1000 grants awarded, the foundation played a role in every major scientific breakthrough in IBD, from generating data leading to new therapies to the discovery of the first gene for Crohn's disease. The foundation supports Basic and Clinical research. Basic research studies the complex interactions between genes, bacteria, and the immune response in IBD. Foundation-sponsored research led to breakthrough discoveries in the role genetics and the human microbiome play in IBD onset and progression. We are establishing the largest research and information exchange to develop better treatments and cures.

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is a leading supporter and founder of medical research in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis-collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). We invest our dollars wisely, funding the best IBD research globally and implementing a peer-review process insuring that only the most promising and relevant grant applications are funded. With more than 1000 grants awarded, the foundation played a role in every major scientific breakthrough in IBD, from generating data leading to new therapies to the discovery of the first gene for Crohn's disease. The foundation supports Basic and Clinical research. Basic research studies the complex interactions between genes, bacteria, and the immune response in IBD. Foundation-sponsored research led to breakthrough discoveries in the role genetics and the human microbiome play in IBD onset and progression. We are establishing the largest research and information exchange to develop better treatments and cures.

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Financial

three stars

83.75

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 77.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crohn's & Colitis Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crohn's & Colitis Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $40,077,696
   Federated Campaigns $1,603,520
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $29,301,776
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $448,102
Total Contributions $71,431,094
   Program Service Revenue $647,385
Total Primary Revenue $72,078,479
   Other Revenue $3,761,667
TOTAL REVENUE $75,840,146
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $61,876,659
   Administrative Expenses $8,703,594
   Fundraising Expenses $5,084,151
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $75,664,404
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $175,742
   
Net Assets $10,576,858

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$452,028 0.59% Michael Osso President, CEO

Mission

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is a leading supporter and founder of medical research in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis-collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). We invest our dollars wisely, funding the best IBD research globally and implementing a peer-review process insuring that only the most promising and relevant grant applications are funded. With more than 1000 grants awarded, the foundation played a role in every major scientific breakthrough in IBD, from generating data leading to new therapies to the discovery of the first gene for Crohn's disease. The foundation supports Basic and Clinical research. Basic research studies the complex interactions between genes, bacteria, and the immune response in IBD. Foundation-sponsored research led to breakthrough discoveries in the role genetics and the human microbiome play in IBD onset and progression. We are establishing the largest research and information exchange to develop better treatments and cures.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation (NY) 88.16 three stars
Huntington's Disease Society of America (NY) 92.78 four stars
The Myositis Association (VA) 97.05 four stars
Scleroderma Foundation (MA) 93.81 four stars
NEXT for AUTISM (NY) 89.43 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
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

John Crosson
Chair of the Board

CEO

Michael Osso
President