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Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation

Dedicated to funding research into the cause, care and cure of Alzheimer's disease

97.77

110 East 42nd Street, 16th Floor New York, NY 10017
tel: (800) 259-4636   Web Site
EIN: 13-3859563

Board Leadership
Barry Sloane
Chair

CEO
Kent L. Karosen
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.77
  Financial 96.86
  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

96.86

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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.06
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation (NY) 97.77
Alzheimer's Association (IL) 88.99
Alzheimer's Foundation of America (NY) 97.15
Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (NY) 96.96
BrightFocus Foundation (MD) 87.91

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The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation is a leading source of funding for Alzheimer's research. We actively raise funds to serve Alzheimer's patients and their families by seeking to understand the causes of, discover a cure for, and improve the lives of people with Alzheimer's disease.

We primarily fund the work of Nobel Laureate Dr. Paul Greengard and his team of internationally renowned scientists to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease. They have made recent discoveries that hold great promise for the development of new drugs.

We also support the research of Dr. Barry Reisberg at NYU's Medical Center. His 'Clinical Stages of Alzheimer's' is used by physicians around the world.

The Foundation educates the public about Alzheimer's disease and care through its website, www. ALZinfo.org and magazine, Preserving Your Memory: the Magazine of Health and Hope.

We have been awarded a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator eight times in twelve years, including this year.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,843,986
   Federated Campaigns $386,393
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,230,379
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,230,379
   Other Revenue $921,776
TOTAL REVENUE $4,152,155
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,907,428
   Administrative Expenses $249,258
   Fundraising Expenses $244,836
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,401,522
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $750,633
   
Net Assets $22,682,188

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 Grants $1,850,000 63.6%
Alzheimer's Information Program $812,156 27.9%
Grant to NYU Langone School of Medicine $125,000 4.3%

Ratings History
Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 97.77
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 96.06
2013-12 03/01/2015 99.25
2013-12 02/01/2015 97.75
2012-12 12/01/2013 97.32
2011-12 12/01/2012 95.38
2010-12 11/01/2011 99.08
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.34
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 81.18
2008-12 03/01/2010 79.32
2007-12 02/01/2009 98.99
2006-12 12/01/2007 88.90
2005-12 02/01/2007 99.30
2004-12 03/01/2006 88.82
2003-12 01/05/2005 99.36
2002-12 11/01/2003 99.15
2001-12 02/05/2003 99.15

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

EIN 13-3859563
Name in IRS Master File ZACHARY AND ELIZABETH M FISHER CENTER FOR ALZHEIMERS RESEARCH FDN
NTEE Code H99
NTEE Classification Medical Research N.E.C.
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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 April, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 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
$250,000 7.34% Kent Karosen President, CEO

The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation is a leading source of funding for Alzheimer's research. We actively raise funds to serve Alzheimer's patients and their families by seeking to understand the causes of, discover a cure for, and improve the lives of people with Alzheimer's disease.

We primarily fund the work of Nobel Laureate Dr. Paul Greengard and his team of internationally renowned scientists to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease. They have made recent discoveries that hold great promise for the development of new drugs.

We also support the research of Dr. Barry Reisberg at NYU's Medical Center. His 'Clinical Stages of Alzheimer's' is used by physicians around the world.

The Foundation educates the public about Alzheimer's disease and care through its website, www. ALZinfo.org and magazine, Preserving Your Memory: the Magazine of Health and Hope.

We have been awarded a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator eight times in twelve years, including this year.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation (NY) 97.77
Alzheimer's Foundation of America (NY) 97.15
BrightFocus Foundation (MD) 87.91
Alzheimer's Association (IL) 88.99
Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (NY) 96.96

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Charity Contact Info

Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation
110 East 42nd Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (800) 259-4636
fax: (212) 915-1319
EIN: 13-3859563

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Board Leadership

Barry Sloane
Chair

CEO

Kent L. Karosen
President, CEO

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