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The National Children's Cancer Society (NCCS)

Because no family should go through childhood cancer alone.(TM)

three stars

84.79

500 North Broadway Suite 1850
St. Louis, MO 63102
tel: (314) 241-1600   Web Site
EIN: 37-1227890

Board Leadership
Mark Slocomb
Chairman

CEO
Mark Stolze
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.79 three stars
  Financial 78.71 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Children's Cancer Society (NCCS) tirelessly and compassionately supports families making their way through the daunting world of childhood cancer. With over thirty years of experience serving more than 45,000 children, NCCS has become a master navigator of this world, helping families get where they need to be - physically, financially and emotionally - to give them hope, and to give their children the best possible shot at survival.

Distributing over $68 million to families over its lifetime with the help of compassionate donors, NCCS is able to take a "no matter what" approach, creating a clear path through the labyrinth of childhood cancer and survivorship to help families stay strong, stay positive and stay together.

The National Children's Cancer Society (NCCS) tirelessly and compassionately supports families making their way through the daunting world of childhood cancer. With over thirty years of experience serving more than 45,000 children, NCCS has become a master navigator of this world, helping families get where they need to be - physically, financially and emotionally - to give them hope, and to give their children the best possible shot at survival.

Distributing over $68 million to families over its lifetime with the help of compassionate donors, NCCS is able to take a "no matter what" approach, creating a clear path through the labyrinth of childhood cancer and survivorship to help families stay strong, stay positive and stay together.

Financial

two stars

78.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.09
  Program Expenses Growth 53.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The National Children's Cancer Society (NCCS) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The National Children's Cancer Society (NCCS) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The National Children's Cancer Society (NCCS) (MO) 84.79 three stars
Mano a Mano International (MN) 95.23 four stars
A Child's Hope International (OH) 95.40 four stars
MANNA Worldwide (TX) 92.75 four stars
Rise Against Hunger (NC) 89.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $47,804,514
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $125,576
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $47,930,090
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $47,930,090
   Other Revenue $790,879
TOTAL REVENUE $48,720,969
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $42,850,785
   Administrative Expenses $867,701
   Fundraising Expenses $5,717,385
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $49,435,871
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-714,902
   
Net Assets $2,732,097

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
Global Outreach Program $40,135,886 90.3%
Family Support Program $3,978,003 8.9%
Raising Awareness $347,430 0.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 06/01/2021 84.79 three stars
2019-09 12/01/2020 84.15 three stars
2018-09 09/03/2019 80.65 three stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 73.00 two stars
2016-09 11/01/2017 73.56 two stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 75.36 two stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 78.45 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 72.29 two stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 86.04 three stars
2012-09 08/01/2013 68.92 one star
2011-09 06/01/2012 77.39 two stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 66.68 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 07/01/2010 60.35 one star
2008-09 06/01/2009 64.59 one star
2007-09 09/01/2008 63.01 one star
2006-09 07/01/2007 67.82 one star
2005-09 09/01/2006 75.74 two stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 77.12 two stars
2003-09 06/01/2004 72.01 two stars
2002-09 08/01/2003 59.76 one star

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

EIN 37-1227890
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL CHILDRENS CANCER SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 August, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$223,047 0.45% Mark Stolze President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The National Children's Cancer Society (NCCS) (MO) 84.79 three stars
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Russian Children's Welfare Society (NY) 89.37 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

The National Children's Cancer Society (NCCS)
500 North Broadway
Suite 1850
St. Louis, MO 63102
tel: (314) 241-1600
fax: (314) 241-1996
EIN: 37-1227890

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Board Leadership

Mark Slocomb
Chairman

CEO

Mark Stolze
President, CEO

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