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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 SupportĀ®
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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$521,183 0.39% Stacey D. Stewart President

Mission

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
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