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Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Working to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer

three stars

89.39

28 W. 44th Street Suite 609
New York, NY 10036
tel: (866) 346-3228   Web Site
EIN: 13-3727250

Board Leadership
William Lauder & Kinga Lampert
Co-Chairs

CEO
Myra J. Biblowit
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/09/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), founded in 1993 by Evelyn H. Lauder, works to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime by providing critical funding for innovative clinical and translational research at leading medical centers worldwide, and increasing public awareness about good breast health. Since its inception, the Foundation has raised over $700 million to support research at medical institutions across the globe conducting the most advanced and promising breast cancer research that will help lead to prevention and a cure.

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), founded in 1993 by Evelyn H. Lauder, works to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime by providing critical funding for innovative clinical and translational research at leading medical centers worldwide, and increasing public awareness about good breast health. Since its inception, the Foundation has raised over $700 million to support research at medical institutions across the globe conducting the most advanced and promising breast cancer research that will help lead to prevention and a cure.

Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/09/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
88.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 75.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Breast Cancer Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Breast Cancer Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Breast Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 89.39 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $56,126,363
   Federated Campaigns $247,413
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $13,981,312
   Related Organizations $542,342
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $70,897,430
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $70,897,430
   Other Revenue $2,135,676
TOTAL REVENUE $73,033,106
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $63,239,446
   Administrative Expenses $2,118,770
   Fundraising Expenses $6,437,224
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $71,795,440
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,237,666
   
Net Assets $22,728,342

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 Grants $63,239,446 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/09/2018 89.39 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 91.16 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 91.16 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2015 95.89 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 97.60 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 95.83 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 91.67 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.81 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 90.23 four stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 94.18 four stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 91.65 four stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 91.42 four stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 91.35 four stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 91.27 four stars
2003-06 04/01/2004 93.87 four stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 93.71 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 91.04 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 13-3727250
Name in IRS Master File BREAST CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code H12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
(125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
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, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$743,288 1.03% Myra Biblowit President

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Charity Contact Info

Breast Cancer Research Foundation
28 W. 44th Street
Suite 609
New York, NY 10036
tel: (866) 346-3228
fax: (646) 497-0890
EIN: 13-3727250

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Board Leadership

William Lauder & Kinga Lampert
Co-Chairs

CEO

Myra J. Biblowit
President & CEO

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