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Parkinson's Foundation

Better Lives. Together.

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four stars

90.24

1359 Broadway Suite 1509
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 923-4700   Web Site
EIN: 13-1866796

Board Leadership
Howard Morgan
Chair

CEO
John L. Lehr
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.24 four stars
  Financial 86.21 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Parkinson's Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson's disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. In everything we do, we build on the energy, experience, and passion of our global Parkinson's community.

The Parkinson's Foundation was formed by the merger of the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and the Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF), both established in 1957, with offices in New York and Miami.

Connect with us today. We are here to help.

Miami Office:
200 SE 1st Street
Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

New York Office:
1359 Broadway
Suite 1509
New York, NY 10018

Contact our toll-free Helpline at 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636) or helpline@parkinson.org.

The Parkinson's Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson's disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. In everything we do, we build on the energy, experience, and passion of our global Parkinson's community.

The Parkinson's Foundation was formed by the merger of the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and the Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF), both established in 1957, with offices in New York and Miami.

Connect with us today. We are here to help.

Miami Office:
200 SE 1st Street
Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

New York Office:
1359 Broadway
Suite 1509
New York, NY 10018

Contact our toll-free Helpline at 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636) or helpline@parkinson.org.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
340,000,000
Number of volunteers
25,000
Number of unique website visitors
4,500,000
This impact information is current as of July 2019, 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

three stars

86.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.90
  Program Expenses Growth 52.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Parkinson's Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Parkinson's Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Parkinson's Foundation (NY) 90.24 four stars
Davis Phinney Foundation (CO) 89.37 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $28,891,308
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,485,254
   Related Organizations $140,434
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $30,516,996
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $30,516,996
   Other Revenue $-93,325
TOTAL REVENUE $30,423,671
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $25,489,473
   Administrative Expenses $1,616,976
   Fundraising Expenses $3,032,544
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $30,138,993
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $284,678
   
Net Assets $23,837,213

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
Research $9,901,818 38.8%
Education and Community Engagement $6,543,038 25.7%
Patient Care Services $3,937,116 15.4%

Ratings History
Parkinson's Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 90.24 four stars
2017-06 10/01/2018 90.88 four stars
2016-06 05/01/2018 80.60 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 80.48 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 82.48 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.43 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 76.38 two stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 86.74 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 83.94 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 92.48 four stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 92.14 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 91.86 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 94.52 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 90.00 four stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 90.18 four stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 89.63 three stars
2006-06 12/01/2007 81.41 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 92.42 four stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 82.92 three stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 97.70 four 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 13-1866796
Name in IRS Master File PARKINSONS FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code H80
NTEE Classification Specifically Named Diseases Research
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 February, 1959
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$318,080 1.05% John L. Lehr President & Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$168,231 0.55% Robin Elliott Former Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Parkinson's Foundation (NY) 90.24 four stars
Davis Phinney Foundation (CO) 89.37 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Parkinson's Foundation
1359 Broadway
Suite 1509
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 923-4700
fax: (212) 923-4778
EIN: 13-1866796

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Board Leadership

Howard Morgan
Chair

CEO

John L. Lehr
Chief Executive Officer

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