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T.J. Martell Foundation

Music's Promise for a Cure

85.89

2817 West End Ave, Ste 126 #206
Nashville, TN 37203
tel: (615) 256-2002   Web Site
EIN: 51-0180178

Board Leadership
Jeffrey Harleston
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Lynn-Anne Huck
Interim Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.89
  Financial 80.05
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For over 45 years, and with the enduring and generous support of friends and supporters from the music, business, and medical communities, we have funded innovative, early-stage cancer research at leading NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers across the United States. Our funding brings together the best and the brightest minds in clinical and translational cancer science, targeting funding to where it matters most - supporting high-risk, high-gain cancer research that propels the science forward and ultimately saves lives!

For over 45 years, and with the enduring and generous support of friends and supporters from the music, business, and medical communities, we have funded innovative, early-stage cancer research at leading NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers across the United States. Our funding brings together the best and the brightest minds in clinical and translational cancer science, targeting funding to where it matters most - supporting high-risk, high-gain cancer research that propels the science forward and ultimately saves lives!

Financial

80.05

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 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)
67.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 26.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.21
  Program Expenses Growth 17.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by T.J. Martell Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by T.J. Martell Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $426,212
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $5,714,668
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,140,880
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,140,880
   Other Revenue $-1,638,382
TOTAL REVENUE $4,502,498
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,417,549
   Administrative Expenses $212,861
   Fundraising Expenses $984,053
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,614,463
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $888,035
   
Net Assets $3,837,528

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
Grants to Medical Research Institutions $2,417,549 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 08/03/2021 85.89
2018-12 09/01/2020 85.61
2017-12 07/01/2019 80.27
2016-12 12/01/2018 83.37
2015-12 06/01/2017 77.09
2014-12 07/01/2016 81.04
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.02
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 85.14
2012-12 05/01/2014 86.85
2012-12 04/01/2014 85.97
2011-12 07/01/2013 81.23
2010-12 04/01/2012 84.01
2009-12 09/20/2011 74.35
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 66.12
2008-12 06/01/2010 50.65
2007-12 07/01/2009 54.77
2006-12 05/01/2008 49.29
2005-12 02/01/2007 55.30
2004-12 11/01/2006 63.19
2003-12 05/01/2005 71.33

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

EIN 51-0180178
Name in IRS Master File T J MARTELL FOUNDATION
NTEE Code H12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 January, 1976
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$200,000 5.53% Laura Heatherly Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Contact Info

T.J. Martell Foundation
2817 West End Ave,
Ste 126 #206
Nashville, TN 37203
tel: (615) 256-2002
EIN: 51-0180178

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Board Leadership

Jeffrey Harleston
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Lynn-Anne Huck
Interim Chief Executive Officer

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