Health : Medical Research

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Discover. Care. Believe.

four stars

93.91

450 Brookline Avenue Boston, MA 02115
tel: (800) 525-4669   Web Site
EIN: 04-2263040

Board Leadership
Joshua Bekenstein
Chairman

CEO
Laurie Glimcher
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.91 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1947, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute provides expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases. Since 1948, the Jimmy Fund has supported the fight against cancer in children and adults at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, helping to raise the chances of survival for cancer patients around the world. The Institute employs about 4,000 people supporting more than 250,000 patient visits a year, is involved in some 700 clinical trials, and is internationally renowned for its blending of research and clinical excellence.

Founded in 1947, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute provides expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases. Since 1948, the Jimmy Fund has supported the fight against cancer in children and adults at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, helping to raise the chances of survival for cancer patients around the world. The Institute employs about 4,000 people supporting more than 250,000 patient visits a year, is involved in some 700 clinical trials, and is internationally renowned for its blending of research and clinical excellence.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
90.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.01
  Program Expenses Growth 11.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $429,117,118
   Federated Campaigns $202,556
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $25,227,354
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $149,816,392
Total Contributions $604,363,420
   Program Service Revenue $1,270,430,919
Total Primary Revenue $1,874,794,339
   Other Revenue $110,715,305
TOTAL REVENUE $1,985,509,644
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,688,904,739
   Administrative Expenses $154,574,137
   Fundraising Expenses $39,814,387
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,883,293,263
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $102,216,381
   
Net Assets $1,944,454,268

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$1,440,948 0.07% Laurie Glimcher President and CEO $35,655
Other Salaries of Note
$1,526,785 0.08% Edward J. Benz Jr. President and Former CEO --

Mission

Founded in 1947, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute provides expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases. Since 1948, the Jimmy Fund has supported the fight against cancer in children and adults at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, helping to raise the chances of survival for cancer patients around the world. The Institute employs about 4,000 people supporting more than 250,000 patient visits a year, is involved in some 700 clinical trials, and is internationally renowned for its blending of research and clinical excellence.

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Charity Contact Info

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
tel: (800) 525-4669
TTY: (617) 632-5330
EIN: 04-2263040

Mail donations to:
10 Brookline Place, W
6th floor
Brookline, MA 02445

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Board Leadership

Joshua Bekenstein
Chairman

CEO

Laurie Glimcher
President and CEO