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Roswell Park Alliance Foundation

Fundraising for Roswell Park Cancer Institute

four stars

94.06

Elm and Carlton Streets Buffalo, NY 14263
tel: (716) 845-4444   Web Site
EIN: 16-1391608

Board Leadership
Lee Wortham
Chair

CEO
Cindy Eller
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.06 four stars
  Financial 91.61 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1991, the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation manages all donations made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Since its inception, over $162 million has been contributed to benefit the Institute's research, education and patient care programs. Founded in 1898, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is America's first cancer center. Over its long history, Roswell Park Cancer Institute has made fundamental contributions to reducing the cancer burden and has successfully maintained an exemplary leadership role in setting the national standards for cancer care, research and education.

Established in 1991, the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation manages all donations made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Since its inception, over $162 million has been contributed to benefit the Institute's research, education and patient care programs. Founded in 1898, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is America's first cancer center. Over its long history, Roswell Park Cancer Institute has made fundamental contributions to reducing the cancer burden and has successfully maintained an exemplary leadership role in setting the national standards for cancer care, research and education.

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Financial

four stars

91.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.44
  Program Expenses Growth 31.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Roswell Park Alliance Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Roswell Park Alliance Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Roswell Park Alliance Foundation (NY) 94.06 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,964,214
   Federated Campaigns $150,573
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $5,667,713
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $21,782,500
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $21,782,500
   Other Revenue $1,960,014
TOTAL REVENUE $23,742,514
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $20,105,822
   Administrative Expenses $1,187,594
   Fundraising Expenses $3,289,234
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $24,582,650
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-840,136
   
Net Assets $71,925,097

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
Capital Campaign $7,845,194 39.0%
Support Cancer Research $7,735,552 38.5%
Quality of Life Grants $2,170,303 10.8%

Ratings History
Roswell Park Alliance Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-03 04/01/2017 94.06 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 91.69 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 03/01/2016 92.58 four stars
2014-03 10/01/2015 94.20 four stars
2013-03 07/01/2014 87.08 three stars
2012-03 07/01/2013 91.40 four stars
2011-03 05/01/2012 89.33 three stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 86.09 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 77.54 two stars
2009-03 06/01/2010 71.20 two stars
2008-03 06/01/2009 79.24 two stars
2007-03 06/01/2008 80.98 three stars
2006-03 04/01/2007 80.15 three stars
2005-03 06/01/2006 90.48 four stars
2004-03 05/01/2005 87.01 three stars
2003-03 03/01/2004 86.84 three stars
2002-03 02/05/2003 73.92 two stars
2001-03 10/15/2002 70.82 two 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 16-1391608
Name in IRS Master File ROSWELL PARK ALLIANCE FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (559) Other matters
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, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 2012

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$176,380 0.71% Cindy A. Eller Executive Director $143,155

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Charity Contact Info

Roswell Park Alliance Foundation
Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263
tel: (716) 845-4444
fax: (716) 845-1478
EIN: 16-1391608

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Board Leadership

Lee Wortham
Chair

CEO

Cindy Eller
Executive Director

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