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Prevent Cancer Foundation

Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

four stars

90.91

1600 Duke Street Suite 500
Alexandria, VA 22314
tel: (800) 227-2732   Web Site
EIN: 52-1429544

Board Leadership
Scott McIntyre
Chairman

CEO
Carolyn R. Aldigé
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.91 four stars
  Financial 87.15 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

87.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
75.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.30
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Prevent Cancer Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Prevent Cancer Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Prevent Cancer Foundation (VA) 90.91 four stars
CURE Childhood Cancer (GA) 92.24 four stars
Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MN) 95.93 four stars
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 95.40 four stars
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (CT) 92.60 four stars

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The mission of the Prevent Cancer Foundation is to save lives through cancer prevention and early detection. The Foundation focuses its energies and resources on those cancers - including breast, cervical, colorectal, lung, oral, prostate, skin, and testicular - that can be prevented through lifestyle changes or detection and treatment in their early stages. Since our inception almost 30 years ago, we have provided more than $140 million in support of cancer prevention and early detection research, education, advocacy, and community outreach programs nationwide and have played a pivotal role in developing a body of knowledge that is the basis for important prevention and early detection strategies. We have funded over 400 scientists at over 150 leading medical institutions across the country. Our public education programs have applied this scientific knowledge to teach the public on ways they can reduce their cancer risks.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,000,615
   Federated Campaigns $126,401
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,445,376
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,572,392
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,572,392
   Other Revenue $598,254
TOTAL REVENUE $6,170,646
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,844,050
   Administrative Expenses $421,800
   Fundraising Expenses $819,283
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,085,133
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,085,513
   
Net Assets $11,219,831

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
Education and Public Awareness $1,753,477 45.6%
Research $1,110,426 28.9%
Community Outreach $980,147 25.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.91 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2015 83.25 three stars
2013-06 07/07/2014 80.55 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 79.05 two stars
2011-06 04/01/2013 79.05 two stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 78.47 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 82.07 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 74.83 two stars
2009-06 11/01/2010 83.68 three stars
2008-06 02/01/2009 74.93 two stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 84.98 three stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 75.13 two stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 83.34 three stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 89.26 three stars
2003-06 03/01/2004 91.91 four stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 88.17 three stars
2001-06 02/05/2003 89.10 three 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 52-1429544
Name in IRS Master File PREVENT CANCER FOUNDATION
NTEE Code H30
NTEE Classification Cancer Research
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 January, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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
$276,269 5.43% Carolyn R. Aldige President

The mission of the Prevent Cancer Foundation is to save lives through cancer prevention and early detection. The Foundation focuses its energies and resources on those cancers - including breast, cervical, colorectal, lung, oral, prostate, skin, and testicular - that can be prevented through lifestyle changes or detection and treatment in their early stages. Since our inception almost 30 years ago, we have provided more than $140 million in support of cancer prevention and early detection research, education, advocacy, and community outreach programs nationwide and have played a pivotal role in developing a body of knowledge that is the basis for important prevention and early detection strategies. We have funded over 400 scientists at over 150 leading medical institutions across the country. Our public education programs have applied this scientific knowledge to teach the public on ways they can reduce their cancer risks.

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Charity Contact Info

Prevent Cancer Foundation
1600 Duke Street
Suite 500
Alexandria, VA 22314
tel: (800) 227-2732
fax: (703) 836-4413
EIN: 52-1429544

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Board Leadership

Scott McIntyre
Chairman

CEO

Carolyn R. Aldigé
President

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