Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Ending breast cancer forever

three stars

82.32

5005 LBJ Freeway Suite 250
Dallas, TX 75244
tel: (877) 465-6636   Web Site
EIN: 75-1835298

Board Leadership
Peter Brundage
Chair of the Board

CEO
Paula Schneider
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.32 three stars
  Financial 75.32 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Susan G. Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, we have invested more than $1.9 billion to fulfill our promise, becoming the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world.

Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Susan G. Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, we have invested more than $1.9 billion to fulfill our promise, becoming the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world.

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Financial

two stars

75.32

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
77.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.97
  Program Expenses Growth -13.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 36.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Susan G. Komen for the Cure on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Susan G. Komen for the Cure on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $61,096,415
   Federated Campaigns $677,793
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $63,508,452
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $125,282,660
   Program Service Revenue $313,440
Total Primary Revenue $125,596,100
   Other Revenue $17,735,616
TOTAL REVENUE $143,331,716
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $118,462,024
   Administrative Expenses $13,726,843
   Fundraising Expenses $20,712,693
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $152,901,560
   
Payments to Affiliates $28,337,243
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-9,569,844
   
Net Assets $173,900,170

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$137,155 0.08% Paula Schneider President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$380,456 0.24% Ellen Willmott Interim CEO
$271,623 0.17% Judith Solerno Former Chief Executive Officer

Mission

Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Susan G. Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, we have invested more than $1.9 billion to fulfill our promise, becoming the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Susan G. Komen for the Cure (TX) 82.32 three stars
Breastcancer.org (PA) 87.41 three stars
Breast Cancer Alliance (CT) 89.12 three stars
Bay Area Cancer Connections (CA) 90.10 four stars
SHARE (NY) 92.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Susan G. Komen for the Cure
5005 LBJ Freeway
Suite 250
Dallas, TX 75244
tel: (877) 465-6636
fax: (972) 855-1605
EIN: 75-1835298

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 650309
Dallas, TX 75265

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Board Leadership

Peter Brundage
Chair of the Board

CEO

Paula Schneider
President, CEO