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Prevent Cancer Foundation

Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

three stars

87.59

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

Board Leadership
Gary R. Lytle
Chairman

CEO
Carolyn R. Aldige
Founder and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.59 three stars
  Financial 82.46 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is the only U.S.-based nonprofit organization solely dedicated to cancer prevention and early detection. Our mission is saving lives across all populations through cancer prevention and early detection.

The Foundation is rising to meet the challenge of reducing cancer deaths by 40% by 2035. To achieve this, we are committed to investing:

$20 million toward research in innovative technologies to detect cancer early and advance multi-cancer screening.
$10 million to expand cancer screening and vaccination access to medically underserved communities.
$10 million to educate the public about screening and vaccination options.

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is the only U.S.-based nonprofit organization solely dedicated to cancer prevention and early detection. Our mission is saving lives across all populations through cancer prevention and early detection.

The Foundation is rising to meet the challenge of reducing cancer deaths by 40% by 2035. To achieve this, we are committed to investing:

$20 million toward research in innovative technologies to detect cancer early and advance multi-cancer screening.
$10 million to expand cancer screening and vaccination access to medically underserved communities.
$10 million to educate the public about screening and vaccination options.

Financial

three stars

82.46

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
75.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.74
  Program Expenses Growth 3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.1%
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) 87.59 three stars
Rally Foundation (GA) 98.23 four stars
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (MA) 93.91 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,812,677
   Federated Campaigns $78,074
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,257,944
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,148,695
   Program Service Revenue $117,472
Total Primary Revenue $6,266,167
   Other Revenue $294,586
TOTAL REVENUE $6,560,753
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,011,729
   Administrative Expenses $626,945
   Fundraising Expenses $1,091,186
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,729,860
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-169,107
   
Net Assets $12,401,260

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 $2,105,871 42.0%
Education and Public Awareness $1,881,118 37.5%
Community Outreach $1,024,740 20.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 87.59 three stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 91.02 four stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 91.24 four stars
2016-06 04/01/2018 90.98 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 90.03 four stars
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

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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$286,269 4.25% Carolyn R. Aldige President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Prevent Cancer Foundation (VA) 87.59 three stars
Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research (CA) 86.43 three stars
Rally Foundation (GA) 98.23 four stars
The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research (NY) 100.00 four stars
Pablove Foundation (CA) 87.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Gary R. Lytle
Chairman

CEO

Carolyn R. Aldige
Founder and CEO

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