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The V Foundation

For Cancer Research

96.46

14600 Weston Parkway Cary, NC 27513
tel: (800) 454-6698   Web Site
EIN: 13-3705951

Board Leadership
Steven M. Bornstein
Board Chair

CEO
Susan Braun
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46
  Financial 95.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
89.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.08
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 43.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The V Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The V Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The V Foundation (NC) 96.46
Cancer Wellness Center (IL) 87.23
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (DC) 92.22
Skin Cancer Foundation (NY) 96.36
Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (MA) 92.92

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The V Foundation (NC) 96.46
American Cancer Society (GA) 71.86
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (NY) 76.62
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (CA) 93.98
Skin Cancer Foundation (NY) 96.36

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The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded by ESPN and Jim Valvano in 1993. Since then, The V Foundation has raised more than $150 million and awarded cancer research grants in 38 states and the District of Columbia. Researchers have developed their laboratories and taken their science from the labs to the clinics with the help of funds raised by The V Foundation. The V Foundation started with the dream of Jim Valvano, the passionate and committed former NC State basketball coach and award-winning broadcaster, as he battled cancer. The V Foundation has an excellent track record for finding and funding elite young scientists.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $27,010,396
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,866,341
   Related Organizations $1,331,149
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $30,207,886
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $30,207,886
   Other Revenue $885,156
TOTAL REVENUE $31,093,042
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,714,322
   Administrative Expenses $801,513
   Fundraising Expenses $1,304,498
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,820,333
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,272,709
   
Net Assets $31,312,483

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
Cancer Research and Awareness $16,714,322 100.0%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-09 06/01/2016 96.46
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 97.06
2013-09 11/01/2014 95.71
2012-09 08/01/2013 93.84
2011-09 07/01/2012 93.98
2010-09 09/20/2011 94.25
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 09/01/2010 89.39
2008-09 08/01/2009 99.30
2007-09 10/01/2008 99.43
2006-09 06/01/2007 99.27
2005-09 09/01/2006 94.80
2004-09 04/01/2005 90.46
2002-12 09/04/2003 93.47
2001-12 10/15/2002 95.57

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

EIN 13-3705951
Name in IRS Master File THE V FOUNDATION
NTEE Code I20
NTEE Classification Crime Prevention N.E.C.
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 June, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011
  • September, 2010

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
$335,217 1.78% Susan Braun Chief Executive Officer

The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded by ESPN and Jim Valvano in 1993. Since then, The V Foundation has raised more than $150 million and awarded cancer research grants in 38 states and the District of Columbia. Researchers have developed their laboratories and taken their science from the labs to the clinics with the help of funds raised by The V Foundation. The V Foundation started with the dream of Jim Valvano, the passionate and committed former NC State basketball coach and award-winning broadcaster, as he battled cancer. The V Foundation has an excellent track record for finding and funding elite young scientists.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The V Foundation (NC) 96.46
Skin Cancer Foundation (NY) 96.36
Colon Cancer Alliance (DC) 92.93
Commonweal (CA) 96.96
Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (MA) 92.92

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The V Foundation (NC) 96.46
American Cancer Society (GA) 71.86
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (NY) 76.62
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (CA) 93.98
Skin Cancer Foundation (NY) 96.36

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Charity Contact Info

The V Foundation
14600 Weston Parkway
Cary, NC 27513
tel: (800) 454-6698
fax: (919) 380-0025
EIN: 13-3705951

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Board Leadership

Steven M. Bornstein
Board Chair

CEO

Susan Braun
Chief Executive Officer

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