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March of Dimes

MARCH OF DIMES LEADS THE FIGHT FOR THE HEALTH OF ALL MOMS AND BABIES

two stars

71.38

1550 Crystal Dr. Suite 1300
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (888) 663-4637   Web Site
EIN: 13-1846366

Board Leadership
Monica Luechtefeld
Chair

CEO
Stacey D. Stewart
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.38 two stars
  Financial 59.64 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Women & Families Provided Education Resources
535,607,000
Federal, State and Territorial Advocacy Victories.
160
Number of Families Provided Information and Comfort Through NICU Family Support®
60,000
This impact information is current as of March 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

one star

59.64

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
75.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -14.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 117.3%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
March of Dimes (VA) 71.38 two stars
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Cerebral Palsy (WI) 85.83 three stars
Fanconi Anemia Research Fund (OR) 97.25 four stars
Spina Bifida Association (VA) 85.88 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $67,287,126
   Federated Campaigns $537,178
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $69,385,805
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,302,058
Total Contributions $138,512,167
   Program Service Revenue $316,855
Total Primary Revenue $138,829,022
   Other Revenue $2,498,579
TOTAL REVENUE $141,327,601
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $100,349,125
   Administrative Expenses $11,247,900
   Fundraising Expenses $21,867,571
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $133,464,596
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,863,005
   
Net Assets $-12,431,830

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
Community Services $56,777,276 56.6%
Research and Medical Support $28,055,819 28.0%
Public and Professional Education $15,516,030 15.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 71.38 two stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 73.14 two stars
2016-12 12/01/2017 73.24 two stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 78.64 two stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 71.76 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 71.86 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 10/01/2015 71.57 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 78.22 two stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 77.04 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 74.93 two stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 71.05 two stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 71.00 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 77.04 two stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 79.08 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 75.97 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 65.15 one star
2008-12 03/01/2010 68.04 one star
2007-12 06/01/2009 79.00 two stars
2006-12 08/01/2007 77.70 two stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 71.30 two 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 13-1846366
Name in IRS Master File MARCH OF DIMES INC
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$521,183 0.39% Stacey D. Stewart President

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March of Dimes (VA) 71.38 two stars
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Charity Contact Info

March of Dimes
1550 Crystal Dr.
Suite 1300
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (888) 663-4637
EIN: 13-1846366

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Board Leadership

Monica Luechtefeld
Chair

CEO

Stacey D. Stewart
President

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