Health : Medical Research

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
President

  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 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.

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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of women counseled about mammograms
1,972
Number of women counseled about Pap tests
1,376
Total number of grants awarded
19
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$286,269 4.25% Carolyn R. Aldige President

Mission

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

Gary R. Lytle
Chairman

CEO

Carolyn R. Aldige
President