Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

The V Foundation

For Cancer Research

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four stars

94.69

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 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded by ESPN and legendary basketball coach Jim Valvano with one goal in mind: to achieve Victory Over Cancer. Since its start in 1993, the V Foundation has awarded over $200 million in cancer research grants nationwide and has grown to become one of the premier supporters of cutting-edge cancer research funds. Due to generous donors, the Foundation has an endowment that covers administrative expenses.

The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded by ESPN and legendary basketball coach Jim Valvano with one goal in mind: to achieve Victory Over Cancer. Since its start in 1993, the V Foundation has awarded over $200 million in cancer research grants nationwide and has grown to become one of the premier supporters of cutting-edge cancer research funds. Due to generous donors, the Foundation has an endowment that covers administrative expenses.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Total number of grants awarded
67
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
23,257,300
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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
88.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.86
  Program Expenses Growth 14.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 51.3%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,945,211
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $6,676,300
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $27,621,511
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $27,621,511
   Other Revenue $1,651,551
TOTAL REVENUE $29,273,062
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $24,940,972
   Administrative Expenses $1,317,239
   Fundraising Expenses $1,434,909
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $27,693,120
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,579,942
   
Net Assets $34,818,138

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$349,310 1.26% Susan Braun Chief Executive Officer

Mission

The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded by ESPN and legendary basketball coach Jim Valvano with one goal in mind: to achieve Victory Over Cancer. Since its start in 1993, the V Foundation has awarded over $200 million in cancer research grants nationwide and has grown to become one of the premier supporters of cutting-edge cancer research funds. Due to generous donors, the Foundation has an endowment that covers administrative expenses.

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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