Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Awarding NARSAD Grants

88.78

747 Third Avenue 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (800) 829-8289   Web Site
EIN: 31-1020010

Board Leadership
Geoffrey Simon
Chairman

CEO
Jeffrey Borenstein
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.78
  Financial 84.65
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is committed to alleviating the suffering caused by mental illness by awarding grants that will lead to advances and breakthroughs in scientific research.

100% of all donor contributions for research are invested in our grants to scientists leading to discoveries in understanding causes and improving treatments of mental health disorders in children and adults.

Since 1987 the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation has awarded more than $430 million in over 6,200 grants to more than 5,100 scientists around the world. The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is the nation's top non-governmental funder of mental health research grants.

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is committed to alleviating the suffering caused by mental illness by awarding grants that will lead to advances and breakthroughs in scientific research.

100% of all donor contributions for research are invested in our grants to scientists leading to discoveries in understanding causes and improving treatments of mental health disorders in children and adults.

Since 1987 the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation has awarded more than $430 million in over 6,200 grants to more than 5,100 scientists around the world. The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is the nation's top non-governmental funder of mental health research grants.

Financial

84.65

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
87.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 55.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brain & Behavior Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brain & Behavior Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,234,207
   Federated Campaigns $50,711
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $345,041
   Related Organizations $3,700,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $25,329,959
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $25,329,959
   Other Revenue $724,820
TOTAL REVENUE $26,054,779
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,575,450
   Administrative Expenses $1,743,187
   Fundraising Expenses $889,015
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $20,207,652
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,847,127
   
Net Assets $16,841,482

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$536,154 2.65% Jeffrey Borenstein President, CEO

Mission

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is committed to alleviating the suffering caused by mental illness by awarding grants that will lead to advances and breakthroughs in scientific research.

100% of all donor contributions for research are invested in our grants to scientists leading to discoveries in understanding causes and improving treatments of mental health disorders in children and adults.

Since 1987 the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation has awarded more than $430 million in over 6,200 grants to more than 5,100 scientists around the world. The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is the nation's top non-governmental funder of mental health research grants.

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Charity Contact Info

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
747 Third Avenue
33rd Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (800) 829-8289
EIN: 31-1020010

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Board Leadership

Geoffrey Simon
Chairman

CEO

Jeffrey Borenstein
President, CEO