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Children's Tumor Foundation

Ending Neurofibromatosis through research

four stars

90.25

120 16th Floor
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 344-6633   Web Site
EIN: 13-2298956

Board Leadership
Richard Horvitz
Chairperson

CEO
Annette Bakker
President and Chief Scientific Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.25 four stars
  Financial 86.22 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1978 as the National Neurofibromatosis Foundation, The Children's Tumor Foundation is a medical foundation dedicated to improving the health and well being of individuals and families affected by the neurofibromatoses (NF). The mission of The Children's Tumor Foundation is to: Drive research, expand knowledge, and advance care for the NF community.

Founded in 1978 as the National Neurofibromatosis Foundation, The Children's Tumor Foundation is a medical foundation dedicated to improving the health and well being of individuals and families affected by the neurofibromatoses (NF). The mission of The Children's Tumor Foundation is to: Drive research, expand knowledge, and advance care for the NF community.

Financial

three stars

86.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
82.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.77
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Tumor Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Tumor Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Children's Tumor Foundation (NY) 90.25 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,752,683
   Federated Campaigns $64,745
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $5,654,118
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $15,471,546
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $15,471,546
   Other Revenue $151,255
TOTAL REVENUE $15,622,801
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,920,152
   Administrative Expenses $995,223
   Fundraising Expenses $1,862,625
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,778,000
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $844,801
   
Net Assets $11,464,812

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 $7,618,638 63.9%
Public Education and Patient Support $4,301,514 36.1%

Ratings History
Children's Tumor Foundation has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2018 90.25 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 92.41 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 10/01/2015 93.50 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 93.07 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 93.21 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 94.98 four stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 93.12 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 96.98 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 95.73 four stars
2008-12 10/01/2009 95.74 four stars
2007-12 10/01/2008 89.94 three stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 88.11 three stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 80.76 three stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 85.05 three stars
2003-09 02/01/2005 81.33 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 13-2298956
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS TUMOR FOUNDATION
NTEE Code H50
NTEE Classification Nerve, Muscle, Bone Research
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
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 July, 1984
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$292,417 1.97% Annette Bakker President, Chief Scientific Officer

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Charity Contact Info

Children's Tumor Foundation
120
16th Floor
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 344-6633
fax: (212) 747-0004
EIN: 13-2298956

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Board Leadership

Richard Horvitz
Chairperson

CEO

Annette Bakker
President and Chief Scientific Officer

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