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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

JDRF

Improving lives. Curing Type 1 Diabetes.

three stars

83.03

200 Vesey Street 28th Floor
New York, NY 10281
tel: (800) 533-2873   Web Site
EIN: 23-1907729

Board Leadership
Joe Lacher
Chairman of The Board

CEO
Aaron Kowalski
President And CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.03 three stars
  Financial 76.20 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

JDRF, formally known as The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is the leader in research leading to a cure for type 1 diabetes in the world. It sets the global agenda for diabetes research, and is the largest charitable funder and advocate of diabetes science worldwide. The mission of JDRF is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that strikes children and adults suddenly, and can be fatal. Since its founding in 1970 by parents of children with type 1 diabetes, JDRF has awarded more than $2.1 billion to diabetes research.

JDRF, formally known as The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is the leader in research leading to a cure for type 1 diabetes in the world. It sets the global agenda for diabetes research, and is the largest charitable funder and advocate of diabetes science worldwide. The mission of JDRF is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that strikes children and adults suddenly, and can be fatal. Since its founding in 1970 by parents of children with type 1 diabetes, JDRF has awarded more than $2.1 billion to diabetes research.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Bag of Hope Distributions to Children Newly-Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes
13,200
T1D Care Kit Distributions to Adults Newly-Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes
3,600
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

76.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
77.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 52.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by JDRF on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by JDRF on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
JDRF (NY) 83.03 three stars
The Notah Begay III Foundation (NM) 87.92 three stars
Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi (MS) 92.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $81,317,658
   Federated Campaigns $4,178,999
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $130,162,354
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $215,659,011
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $215,659,011
   Other Revenue $23,670,454
TOTAL REVENUE $239,329,465
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $159,024,036
   Administrative Expenses $21,518,308
   Fundraising Expenses $32,027,708
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $212,570,052
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $26,759,413
   
Net Assets $115,801,480

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
Direct Research Funding $89,137,491 55.9%
Research Support $16,986,262 10.6%
Public Education $53,426,056 33.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 83.03 three stars
2018-06 04/01/2019 82.74 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 79.79 two stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 77.28 two stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 75.70 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 79.91 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 07/01/2015 84.28 three stars
2014-06 05/01/2015 84.17 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 85.09 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 88.32 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 78.46 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.12 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 67.62 one star
2009-06 08/01/2010 68.99 one star
2008-06 07/01/2009 91.04 four stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 91.11 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 91.06 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 83.16 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 76.06 two stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 81.77 three 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 23-1907729
Name in IRS Master File JDRF INTERNATIONAL
NTEE Code G80
NTEE Classification Specifically Named Diseases
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 April, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$800,000 0.37% Derek Rapp President And CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
JDRF (NY) 83.03 three stars
Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi (MS) 92.58 four stars
The Notah Begay III Foundation (NM) 87.92 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

JDRF
200 Vesey Street
28th Floor
New York, NY 10281
tel: (800) 533-2873
fax: (212) 785-9595
EIN: 23-1907729

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Board Leadership

Joe Lacher
Chairman of The Board

CEO

Aaron Kowalski
President And CEO

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