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Scleroderma Foundation

Support, education, research

four stars

96.51

300 Rosewood Drive Suite 105
Danvers, MA 01923
tel: (800) 722-4673   Web Site
EIN: 52-1375827

Board Leadership
Cos Mallozzi
Chair

CEO
Robert J. Riggs
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.51 four stars
  Financial 96.09 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Scleroderma Foundation (SF) is the national organization for people with scleroderma and their families and friends. It was formed in 1998 by a merger between the West Coast-based United Scleroderma Foundation and the East Coast-based Scleroderma Federation. The Foundation helps patients and their families cope with scleroderma through mutual support programs, peer counseling, physician referrals, and educational information. We promote public awareness and education through patient and health professional seminars, literature, and publicity campaigns. The Foundation also stimulates and supports research to improve treatment and ultimately find the cause of and cure for scleroderma and related diseases.

The Scleroderma Foundation (SF) is the national organization for people with scleroderma and their families and friends. It was formed in 1998 by a merger between the West Coast-based United Scleroderma Foundation and the East Coast-based Scleroderma Federation. The Foundation helps patients and their families cope with scleroderma through mutual support programs, peer counseling, physician referrals, and educational information. We promote public awareness and education through patient and health professional seminars, literature, and publicity campaigns. The Foundation also stimulates and supports research to improve treatment and ultimately find the cause of and cure for scleroderma and related diseases.

Financial

four stars

96.09

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
85.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.63
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Scleroderma Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Scleroderma Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Scleroderma Foundation (MA) 96.51 four stars
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (MD) 90.58 four stars
MDS Foundation (NJ) 88.14 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,305,915
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $633,726
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,939,641
   Program Service Revenue $91,015
Total Primary Revenue $4,030,656
   Other Revenue $307,688
TOTAL REVENUE $4,338,344
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,199,599
   Administrative Expenses $514,872
   Fundraising Expenses $221,285
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,935,756
   
Payments to Affiliates $441,097
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-597,412
   
Net Assets $9,651,497

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 Support $2,565,604 61.1%
Research $1,633,995 38.9%

Ratings History
Scleroderma Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 11/01/2017 96.51 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 98.14 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 85.44 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 85.16 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 91.79 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 95.48 four stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 97.11 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 96.73 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/24/2010 95.37 four stars
2008-12 08/01/2010 99.02 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 92.29 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 79.90 two stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 74.40 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 77.59 two stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 95.20 four stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 97.94 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 52-1375827
Name in IRS Master File SCLERODERMA FOUNDATION
NTEE Code H40
NTEE Classification Specific Organ Research
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
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 January, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
$106,255 2.15% Robert J. Riggs Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Contact Info

Scleroderma Foundation
300 Rosewood Drive
Suite 105
Danvers, MA 01923
tel: (800) 722-4673
fax: (978) 777-1313
EIN: 52-1375827

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Board Leadership

Cos Mallozzi
Chair

CEO

Robert J. Riggs
Chief Executive Officer

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