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Rheumatology Research Foundation

Advancing Treatment, Finding Cures

four stars

93.41

2200 Lake Boulevard, NE Atlanta, GA 30319
tel: (404) 633-3777   Web Site
EIN: 58-1654301

Board Leadership
Abby Abelson, MD
President

CEO
Mary Wheatley, IOM, CAE
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.41 four stars
  Financial 90.69 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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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Financial

four stars

90.69

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.81
  Program Expenses Growth 5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rheumatology Research Foundation (GA) 93.41 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,054,779
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $500,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,554,779
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,554,779
   Other Revenue $1,110,825
TOTAL REVENUE $4,665,604
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,696,971
   Administrative Expenses $542,538
   Fundraising Expenses $1,736,938
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,976,447
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-12,310,843
   
Net Assets $48,709,143

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 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 12/01/2017 93.41 four stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Mary Wheatley Executive Director $160,765

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rheumatology Research Foundation (GA) 93.41 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Rheumatology Research Foundation
2200 Lake Boulevard, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
tel: (404) 633-3777
fax: (404) 633-1870
EIN: 58-1654301

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Board Leadership

Abby Abelson, MD
President

CEO

Mary Wheatley, IOM, CAE
Executive Director

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