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Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking)

Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

Partners for innovation, discovery, health.

four stars

91.16

11400 Rockville Pike Suite 600
North Bethesda, MD 20852
tel: (301) 402-5311   Web Site
EIN: 52-1986675

Board Leadership
Steven M. Paul, M.D.
Chairman

CEO
Maria C. Freire, Ph.D.
President and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.16 four stars
  Financial 87.50 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.

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health creates and leads alliances and public-private partnerships that advance breakthrough biomedical discoveries and improve the quality of people's lives.

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health creates and leads alliances and public-private partnerships that advance breakthrough biomedical discoveries and improve the quality of people's lives.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Total dollar amount raised for actively funded projects
87,016,400
Total number of actively funded projects
124
Number of events held to further mission
66
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

87.50

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)
90.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.59
  Program Expenses Growth -8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foundation for the National Institutes of Health on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foundation for the National Institutes of Health on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (MD) 91.16 four stars
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OK) 98.11 four stars
The Scripps Research Institute (CA) 90.59 four stars
The Jackson Laboratory (ME) 95.21 four stars
Salk Institute for Biological Studies (CA) 92.82 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $58,384,012
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $60,606
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,000,000
Total Contributions $60,444,618
   Program Service Revenue $64,723
Total Primary Revenue $60,509,341
   Other Revenue $2,947,955
TOTAL REVENUE $63,457,296
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $36,575,014
   Administrative Expenses $5,395,980
   Fundraising Expenses $221,918
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $42,192,912
   
Payments to Affiliates $173,807
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $21,264,384
   
Net Assets $129,902,807

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 Partnerships $34,161,888 93.4%
Education, Training, and Patient Support $1,074,653 2.9%
Patient Support, Capital Project $852,380 2.3%

Ratings History
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 91.16 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 96.20 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 92.92 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 96.20 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 100.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.41 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 85.41 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 90.20 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.28 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.75 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 90.33 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 97.04 four stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 99.57 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 99.70 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 99.72 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 84.08 three stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 88.81 three 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 52-1986675
Name in IRS Master File FOUNDATION FOR THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH INC
NTEE Code H92
NTEE Classification Biomedicine, Bioengineering Research
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
(254) Corporation organized under an Act of Congress (see also use (904)
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, 1997
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
$472,786 1.12% Maria C. Freire President, Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (MD) 91.16 four stars
American Federation for Aging Research (NY) 92.92 four stars
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (NY) 91.12 four stars
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OK) 98.11 four stars
Salk Institute for Biological Studies (CA) 92.82 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Foundation for the National Institutes of Health
11400 Rockville Pike
Suite 600
North Bethesda, MD 20852
tel: (301) 402-5311
fax: (301) 480-2752
EIN: 52-1986675

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Board Leadership

Steven M. Paul, M.D.
Chairman

CEO

Maria C. Freire, Ph.D.
President and Executive Director

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