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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines (Grantmaking)

JDRF

Improving lives. Curing Type 1 Diabetes.

two stars

79.79

26 Broadway 14th floor
New York, NY 10004
tel: (800) 533-2873   Web Site
EIN: 23-1907729

Board Leadership
Mark Fischer-Colbrie
Chairman

CEO
Derek K. Rapp
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.79 two stars
  Financial 71.59 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Financial

two stars

71.59

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.36
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 61.0%
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) 79.79 two stars
Taking Control of Your Diabetes (CA) 91.45 four stars
The Notah Begay III Foundation (NM) 86.84 three stars
Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi (MS) 91.18 four stars
Joslin Diabetes Center (MA) 85.23 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $67,737,140
   Federated Campaigns $4,488,030
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $127,671,682
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $199,896,852
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $199,896,852
   Other Revenue $2,356,945
TOTAL REVENUE $202,253,797
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $151,896,280
   Administrative Expenses $15,385,543
   Fundraising Expenses $26,507,509
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $193,789,332
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,464,465
   
Net Assets $77,368,504

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 $79,009,656 51.8%
Public Education $52,763,561 34.6%
Research Support $20,866,569 13.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 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
2002-06 10/01/2003 87.72 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 91.14 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 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)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$725,000 0.37% Derek Rapp President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
JDRF (NY) 79.79 two stars
Taking Control of Your Diabetes (CA) 91.45 four stars
Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi (MS) 91.18 four stars
Joslin Diabetes Center (MA) 85.23 three stars
The Notah Begay III Foundation (NM) 86.84 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

JDRF
26 Broadway
14th floor
New York, NY 10004
tel: (800) 533-2873
fax: (212) 785-9595
EIN: 23-1907729

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Board Leadership

Mark Fischer-Colbrie
Chairman

CEO

Derek K. Rapp
President & CEO

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