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ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer

Zero prostate cancer deaths. Zero prostate cancer cases and for those with prostate cancer it means a zero PSA.

four stars

91.93

515 King Street Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22314
tel: (888) 245-9455   Web Site
EIN: 59-3400922

Board Leadership
Robert Ginyard
Chairman

CEO
Jamie Bearse
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.93 four stars
  Financial 88.60 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer is the leading national nonprofit with the mission to end prostate cancer. ZERO advances research, improves the lives of men and families, and inspires action. ZERO has been on the front lines fighting for a cure for more than twenty years.

From diagnosis to survivorship, ZERO offers comprehensive support for prostate cancer patients. Starting with education, we provide millions of men and families with disease information through our website, printed materials, videos, and webinars. The ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk series is thriving in more than 40 cities across the country creating awareness, connecting families, and providing grants to local organizations. Our ZERO360 team of experienced case managers help patients access financial resources, cut through insurance and Medicare red tape, and find emotional support. As the national leader in prostate cancer advocacy, we protect and grow critical federal research funding, currently at $100 million.

ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer is the leading national nonprofit with the mission to end prostate cancer. ZERO advances research, improves the lives of men and families, and inspires action. ZERO has been on the front lines fighting for a cure for more than twenty years.

From diagnosis to survivorship, ZERO offers comprehensive support for prostate cancer patients. Starting with education, we provide millions of men and families with disease information through our website, printed materials, videos, and webinars. The ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk series is thriving in more than 40 cities across the country creating awareness, connecting families, and providing grants to local organizations. Our ZERO360 team of experienced case managers help patients access financial resources, cut through insurance and Medicare red tape, and find emotional support. As the national leader in prostate cancer advocacy, we protect and grow critical federal research funding, currently at $100 million.

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Financial

three stars

88.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth 7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff, Our board
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer (VA) 91.93 four stars
Skin Cancer Foundation (NY) 88.61 three stars
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (NY) 87.35 three stars
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (CA) 92.93 four stars
Leukemia Research Foundation (IL) 91.93 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,777,426
   Federated Campaigns $87,592
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $42,433
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,907,451
   Program Service Revenue $366,948
Total Primary Revenue $6,274,399
   Other Revenue $43,025
TOTAL REVENUE $6,317,424
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,060,017
   Administrative Expenses $365,145
   Fundraising Expenses $512,089
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,937,251
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $380,173
   
Net Assets $2,118,710

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
Education and Awareness $3,423,730 67.7%
Research $631,745 12.5%
Advocacy $609,668 12.0%

Ratings History
ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 91.93 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 91.21 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 92.89 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 89.39 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 94.47 four stars
2014-12 10/01/2015 93.78 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 94.58 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 89.84 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 81.28 three stars
2010-12 11/06/2012 88.59 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 87.69 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 76.69 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 67.28 one star
2008-12 06/01/2010 67.83 one star
2007-12 03/01/2009 77.13 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 83.44 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 82.73 three stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 90.72 four stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 90.66 four 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 59-3400922
Name in IRS Master File ZERO-THE END OF PROSTATE CANCER
NTEE Code E99
NTEE Classification Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C.
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 February, 1998
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$202,000 3.40% Jamie Bearse President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer (VA) 91.93 four stars
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (NY) 87.35 three stars
Horizons Community Solutions (GA) 92.41 four stars
International Myeloma Foundation (CA) 91.16 four stars
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (PA) 87.95 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer
515 King Street
Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22314
tel: (888) 245-9455
fax: (571) 257-8559
EIN: 59-3400922

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Board Leadership

Robert Ginyard
Chairman

CEO

Jamie Bearse
President, CEO

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