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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

March of Dimes

A fighting chance for every baby

71.76

1275 Mamaroneck Avenue White Plains, NY 10605
tel: (914) 997-4488   Web Site
EIN: 13-1846366

Board Leadership
Gary Dixon
Chair

CEO
Dr. Jennifer L. Howse
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.76
  Financial 60.18
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

60.18

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
66.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 88.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by March of Dimes on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by March of Dimes on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

We have saved the lives of millions of babies since our founding and we won't stop until we reach the day when every baby is born healthy. Our mission is to help moms have full-term pregnancies and research the problems that threaten the health of babies. We carry out this mission through research, community services, education and advocacy to save babies' lives. Our researchers, volunteers, educators, outreach workers and advocates work together to give all babies a fighting chance against the threats to their health from premature birth, birth defects, and low birthweight.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $53,147,960
   Federated Campaigns $1,054,204
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $125,137,650
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,912,470
Total Contributions $181,252,284
   Program Service Revenue $1,832,361
Total Primary Revenue $183,084,645
   Other Revenue $3,639,923
TOTAL REVENUE $186,724,568
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $142,120,451
   Administrative Expenses $23,127,674
   Fundraising Expenses $48,337,273
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $213,585,398
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-26,860,830
   
Net Assets $13,415,017

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
Public and Professional Education $78,011,534 48.5%
Community Services $52,246,340 32.5%
Research and Medical Support $30,432,577 18.9%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 71.76
2014-12 06/01/2016 71.86
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 10/01/2015 71.57
2013-12 06/01/2015 78.22
2013-12 05/01/2015 77.04
2012-12 05/01/2014 74.93
2011-12 02/01/2013 71.05
2010-12 09/01/2012 71.00
2010-12 03/01/2012 77.04
2009-12 11/01/2011 79.08
2009-12 09/20/2011 75.97
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 65.15
2008-12 03/01/2010 68.04
2007-12 06/01/2009 79.00
2006-12 08/01/2007 77.70
2005-12 03/01/2007 71.30
2004-12 06/01/2005 69.19
2003-12 11/01/2004 68.15
2002-12 11/01/2003 73.42
2001-12 10/15/2002 82.75

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-1846366
Name in IRS Master File MARCH OF DIMES FOUNDATION
NTEE Code G20
NTEE Classification Birth Defects and Genetic Diseases
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
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 September, 1950
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$504,919 0.23% Jennifer Howse President

We have saved the lives of millions of babies since our founding and we won't stop until we reach the day when every baby is born healthy. Our mission is to help moms have full-term pregnancies and research the problems that threaten the health of babies. We carry out this mission through research, community services, education and advocacy to save babies' lives. Our researchers, volunteers, educators, outreach workers and advocates work together to give all babies a fighting chance against the threats to their health from premature birth, birth defects, and low birthweight.

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Charity Contact Info

March of Dimes
1275 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605
tel: (914) 997-4488
EIN: 13-1846366

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Board Leadership

Gary Dixon
Chair

CEO

Dr. Jennifer L. Howse
President

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