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Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Roswell Park Alliance Foundation

Fundraising for Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

90.80

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 90.80
  Financial 86.99
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1991, the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation manages all donations made to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Since its inception, over $396 million has been raised to benefit the Cancer Center's research, education and patient care programs. Founded in 1898, Roswell Park is America's first cancer center and it is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Upstate New York. Over its long history, Roswell Park has made fundamental contributions to reducing the global cancer burden and sets itself apart as a leader in transplant and cellular therapies, robotic surgery training programs, personalized medicine, cancer vaccines and immunotherapy.

Established in 1991, the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation manages all donations made to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Since its inception, over $396 million has been raised to benefit the Cancer Center's research, education and patient care programs. Founded in 1898, Roswell Park is America's first cancer center and it is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Upstate New York. Over its long history, Roswell Park has made fundamental contributions to reducing the global cancer burden and sets itself apart as a leader in transplant and cellular therapies, robotic surgery training programs, personalized medicine, cancer vaccines and immunotherapy.

Financial

86.99

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.00
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.9%
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) 90.80
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,451,133
   Federated Campaigns $70,655
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $6,398,265
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $23,920,053
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $23,920,053
   Other Revenue $2,598,283
TOTAL REVENUE $26,518,336
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,145,283
   Administrative Expenses $1,250,634
   Fundraising Expenses $3,498,196
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,894,113
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,624,223
   
Net Assets $88,474,951

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
Support Cancer Research $12,278,828 67.7%
Capital Campaign $2,808,228 15.5%
Quality of Life Grants $2,360,647 13.0%

Ratings History
Roswell Park Alliance Foundation has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 07/01/2019 90.80
2017-03 12/01/2018 95.63
2017-03 08/01/2018 94.79
2016-03 04/01/2017 94.06
2015-03 06/01/2016 91.69
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 03/01/2016 92.58
2014-03 10/01/2015 94.20
2013-03 07/01/2014 87.08
2012-03 07/01/2013 91.40
2011-03 05/01/2012 89.33
2010-03 09/20/2011 86.09
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 77.54
2009-03 06/01/2010 71.20
2008-03 06/01/2009 79.24
2007-03 06/01/2008 80.98
2006-03 04/01/2007 80.15
2005-03 06/01/2006 90.48
2004-03 05/01/2005 87.01
2003-03 03/01/2004 86.84
2002-03 02/05/2003 73.92

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$185,473 0.81% Cindy A. Eller Executive Director $133,158

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Roswell Park Alliance Foundation (NY) 90.80
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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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