Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

Discovering the talent to discover the cure.

four stars

94.89

One Exchange Plaza 55 Broadway, Suite 302
New York, NY 10006
tel: (877) 722-6237   Web Site
EIN: 13-1933825

Board Leadership
Alan M. Leventhal
Chairman

CEO
Yung S. Lie
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.89 four stars
  Financial 92.78 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

To accelerate breakthroughs, the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation provides today's best young scientists with funding to pursue innovative cancer research. We support emerging leaders who have great potential to achieve breakthroughs in how we diagnose, treat and prevent cancer. Our goals are to: Identify the best and brightest early career scientists in cancer research; Accelerate the translation of scientific discoveries into new diagnostic tools and treatments; Enable risk taking on bold new ideas. Since 1946, the Foundation has invested over $250 million in more than 3,350 of the best and brightest scientists in the nation.

To accelerate breakthroughs, the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation provides today's best young scientists with funding to pursue innovative cancer research. We support emerging leaders who have great potential to achieve breakthroughs in how we diagnose, treat and prevent cancer. Our goals are to: Identify the best and brightest early career scientists in cancer research; Accelerate the translation of scientific discoveries into new diagnostic tools and treatments; Enable risk taking on bold new ideas. Since 1946, the Foundation has invested over $250 million in more than 3,350 of the best and brightest scientists in the nation.

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Financial

four stars

92.78

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
86.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.33
  Program Expenses Growth 5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,872,797
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,685,195
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,557,992
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $14,557,992
   Other Revenue $7,010,077
TOTAL REVENUE $21,568,069
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,099,336
   Administrative Expenses $568,542
   Fundraising Expenses $2,536,739
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,204,617
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $363,452
   
Net Assets $116,471,765

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$476,062 2.24% Lorraine W. Egan President & Chief Executive Officer

Mission

To accelerate breakthroughs, the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation provides today's best young scientists with funding to pursue innovative cancer research. We support emerging leaders who have great potential to achieve breakthroughs in how we diagnose, treat and prevent cancer. Our goals are to: Identify the best and brightest early career scientists in cancer research; Accelerate the translation of scientific discoveries into new diagnostic tools and treatments; Enable risk taking on bold new ideas. Since 1946, the Foundation has invested over $250 million in more than 3,350 of the best and brightest scientists in the nation.

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Charity Contact Info

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
One Exchange Plaza
55 Broadway, Suite 302
New York, NY 10006
tel: (877) 722-6237
fax: (212) 455-0509
EIN: 13-1933825

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Board Leadership

Alan M. Leventhal
Chairman

CEO

Yung S. Lie
Executive Director