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Rheumatology Research Foundation

Advancing Treatment, Finding Cures

four stars

98.23

2200 Lake Boulevard, NE Atlanta, GA 30319
tel: (404) 635-1373   Web Site
EIN: 58-1654301

Board Leadership
Eric L. Matteson, MD, MPH
President

CEO
Mary Wheatley, IOM, CAE
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.87
  Program Expenses Growth 15.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rheumatology Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rheumatology Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rheumatology Research Foundation (GA) 98.23 four stars
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (NC) 85.09 three stars
Arthritis National Research Foundation (CA) 100.00 four stars
Cystinosis Research Foundation (CA) 87.81 three stars
Concern Foundation (CA) 96.46 four stars

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Advance research and training to improve the health of people with rheumatic diseases.

The Foundation is the largest private funding source of rheumatology research and training in the United States. The Foundation funds education and training for rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals. These programs help researchers pursue promising ideas and support innovative research projects that will improve treatments for people with rheumatic diseases, and hopefully lead to a cure.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,697,622
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,697,622
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,697,622
   Other Revenue $2,804,296
TOTAL REVENUE $5,501,918
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,815,050
   Administrative Expenses $1,347,711
   Fundraising Expenses $1,419,588
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,582,349
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-11,080,431
   
Net Assets $62,214,555

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Rheumatology Research Foundation has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 98.23 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 99.49 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.51 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 97.12 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 92.10 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 99.25 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 97.75 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 95.02 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 95.01 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 99.16 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 90.29 four stars
2007-06 02/01/2009 86.09 three stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 77.70 two stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 89.05 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 89.79 three stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 94.46 four stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 98.82 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 58-1654301
Name in IRS Master File RHEUMATOLOGY RESEARCH FOUNDATION
NTEE Code H11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 July, 1988
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 Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Mary Wheatley Executive Director $126,827
Other Salaries of Note
Not compensated -- David R. Karp Foundation President $61,622

Advance research and training to improve the health of people with rheumatic diseases.

The Foundation is the largest private funding source of rheumatology research and training in the United States. The Foundation funds education and training for rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals. These programs help researchers pursue promising ideas and support innovative research projects that will improve treatments for people with rheumatic diseases, and hopefully lead to a cure.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rheumatology Research Foundation (GA) 98.23 four stars
Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (FL) 86.28 three stars
Lupus Research Institute (NY) 88.76 three stars
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (IL) 87.09 three stars
Arthritis National Research Foundation (CA) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Rheumatology Research Foundation
2200 Lake Boulevard, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
tel: (404) 635-1373
fax: (404) 633-1870
EIN: 58-1654301

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Board Leadership

Eric L. Matteson, MD, MPH
President

CEO

Mary Wheatley, IOM, CAE
Executive Director

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