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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Walker Cancer Research Institute

Working to find more effective treatments for cancer

zero star

24.35

18 North Law Street Aberdeen, MD 21001
tel: (410) 272-0775   Web Site
EIN: 52-1233437

CEO
Helen Marie Walker
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 24.35 zero star
  Financial 0.00 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 62.00 one star
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

zero star

0.00

Accountability & Transparency

one star

62.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
4.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 89.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.91
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.93
  Program Expenses Growth 6.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Walker Cancer Research Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Walker Cancer Research Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Walker Cancer Research Institute (MD) 24.35 zero star
Colon Cancer Coalition Foundation (MN) 85.31 three stars
Kidney Cancer Association (IL) 91.36 four stars
Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (CA) 94.05 four stars
American Italian Cancer Foundation (NY) 93.81 four stars

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Founded in 1981, Walker Cancer Research Institute (WCRI) works to find more effective treatments for cancer. Our Anticancer Drug Synthesis Laboratory is located in the state of Michigan, while our Natural Products Laboratory is strategically located in the state of Florida. Scientists in our labs in Michigan and Florida are working vigorously to find these treatments. We also provide educational information to the public concerning early detection of cancer symptoms and treatment options. WCRI's public information program includes regular informational letters to the public giving succinct information about the health risks and early warning signs of cancer. The National Breast Cancer Research Center is a project of Walker CRI.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,734,959
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,734,959
   Program Service Revenue $182,847
Total Primary Revenue $7,917,806
   Other Revenue $14,002
TOTAL REVENUE $7,931,808
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $452,184
   Administrative Expenses $576,786
   Fundraising Expenses $7,478,689
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,507,659
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-575,851
   
Net Assets $8,861,626

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
Public Information $2,380,960 84.0%
Cancer Research $452,184 16.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 24.35 zero star
2014-12 06/01/2016 24.35 zero star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 24.35 zero star
2013-12 06/01/2015 24.35 zero star
2012-12 02/01/2014 24.35 zero star
2011-12 06/01/2013 24.35 zero star
2010-12 09/01/2012 25.31 zero star
2010-12 03/01/2012 63.91 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 66.71 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 72.21 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 56.95 one star
2007-12 05/01/2009 69.97 one star
2006-12 04/01/2008 69.68 one star
2005-12 02/01/2007 69.71 one star
2004-12 03/01/2006 69.58 one star
2003-12 02/01/2005 62.41 one star
2002-12 01/01/2004 66.27 one star
2001-12 02/05/2003 66.57 one star
2000-12 10/15/2002 56.44 one star

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

EIN 52-1233437
Name in IRS Master File WALKER CANCER RESEARCH INSTITUTE INC
NTEE Code G30
NTEE Classification Cancer
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(199) Other scientific research activities
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$146,500 1.72% Helen Marie Walker President
Other Salaries of Note
$6,500 0.07% Warren W. Hillstrom Director

Founded in 1981, Walker Cancer Research Institute (WCRI) works to find more effective treatments for cancer. Our Anticancer Drug Synthesis Laboratory is located in the state of Michigan, while our Natural Products Laboratory is strategically located in the state of Florida. Scientists in our labs in Michigan and Florida are working vigorously to find these treatments. We also provide educational information to the public concerning early detection of cancer symptoms and treatment options. WCRI's public information program includes regular informational letters to the public giving succinct information about the health risks and early warning signs of cancer. The National Breast Cancer Research Center is a project of Walker CRI.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Walker Cancer Research Institute (MD) 24.35 zero star
Cancer Wellness Center (IL) 87.23 three stars
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (TX) 90.01 four stars
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (DC) 92.22 four stars
Melanoma Research Foundation (DC) 89.02 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Walker Cancer Research Institute
18 North Law Street
Aberdeen, MD 21001
tel: (410) 272-0775
EIN: 52-1233437

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CEO

Helen Marie Walker
President

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