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Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking)

Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

Partners for innovation, discovery, health.

98.23

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
Julie Louise Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief Executive Officer

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
89.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.05
  Program Expenses Growth 11.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.5%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (MD) 98.23
LuMind IDSC Down Syndrome Foundation (MA) 86.98
The Scripps Research Institute (CA) 93.86
IAVI (NY) 89.96
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OK) 96.90

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $50,048,145
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $75,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $500,000
Total Contributions $50,623,645
   Program Service Revenue $-50,000
Total Primary Revenue $50,573,645
   Other Revenue $3,245,246
TOTAL REVENUE $53,818,891
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $61,084,929
   Administrative Expenses $5,957,460
   Fundraising Expenses $382,219
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $67,424,608
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-13,605,717
   
Net Assets $118,510,290

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 $59,509,885 97.4%
Education, Training, and Patient Support $1,514,704 2.5%
Patient Support, Capital Project $60,340 < 0.1%

Ratings History
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 98.23
2018-12 05/01/2020 91.16
2017-12 04/01/2019 96.20
2016-12 06/01/2018 92.92
2015-12 07/01/2017 96.20
2014-12 06/01/2016 100.00
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.41
2012-12 05/01/2014 85.41
2011-12 06/01/2013 90.20
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.28
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.75
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 90.33
2008-12 07/01/2010 97.04
2007-12 12/17/2008 99.57
2006-12 02/01/2008 99.70
2005-12 02/01/2007 99.72
2004-12 04/01/2006 84.08
2003-12 01/05/2005 88.81

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
$486,468 0.72% Maria C. Freire President, Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (MD) 98.23
IAVI (NY) 89.96
Hereditary Disease Foundation (NY) 92.58
The Scripps Research Institute (CA) 93.86
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OK) 96.90

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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

Julie Louise Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief Executive Officer

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