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Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation

Improving the care, quality of life and survival rate of children with malignant diseases

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three stars

84.70

17932 Sky Park Circle Suite E
Irvine, CA 92614
tel: (800) 354-7273   Web Site
EIN: 95-3772528

Board Leadership
Elizabeth McNulty
President

CEO
Jeri Wilson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.70 three stars
  Financial 78.37 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) was established in 1982 to improve the care, quality of life and survival rate of children with malignant diseases. The founders included parents, doctors, friends, and business and community leaders who joined forces to translate laboratory research into immediate treatment for children with cancer. Since its inception, PCRF has raised over $40 million to fund cutting edge research that leads to medically sound treatment protocol for childhood cancers.

The Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) was established in 1982 to improve the care, quality of life and survival rate of children with malignant diseases. The founders included parents, doctors, friends, and business and community leaders who joined forces to translate laboratory research into immediate treatment for children with cancer. Since its inception, PCRF has raised over $40 million to fund cutting edge research that leads to medically sound treatment protocol for childhood cancers.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
1,800,000
Cumulative number of leading institutions funded
32
Total number of grants awarded
160
Number of principal investigators funded
17
Number of PCRF Survivor Schoarships funded
12
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This impact information is current as of November 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. Impact information published on this organization's rating page has no effect on its rating at this time.

Financial

two stars

78.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth -0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (CA) 84.70 three stars
Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MN) 92.41 four stars
Israel Cancer Association USA (FL) 96.66 four stars
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 93.01 four stars
Swim Across America (NC) 85.42 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,556,881
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,414,591
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,971,472
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,971,472
   Other Revenue $-313,928
TOTAL REVENUE $2,657,544
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,603,280
   Administrative Expenses $169,769
   Fundraising Expenses $335,396
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,108,445
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $549,099
   
Net Assets $1,988,294

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 Funding $1,603,280 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 84.70 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.56 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.25 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 93.50 four stars
2013-12 03/01/2016 95.35 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 94.56 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 92.61 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 86.48 three stars
2010-12 12/20/2012 80.89 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 79.87 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.52 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 86.25 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 90.05 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 80.36 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 86.00 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 67.61 one star
2004-12 12/01/2005 74.08 two stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 85.95 three stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 83.04 three stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 84.50 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 95-3772528
Name in IRS Master File PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 February, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$163,846 7.77% Jeri Wilson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (CA) 84.70 three stars
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 93.01 four stars
The THANC Foundation (NY) 87.04 three stars
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (PA) 95.63 four stars
Cancer Research Institute (NY) 90.41 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation
17932 Sky Park Circle
Suite E
Irvine, CA 92614
tel: (800) 354-7273
fax: (949) 859-6323
EIN: 95-3772528

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Board Leadership

Elizabeth McNulty
President

CEO

Jeri Wilson
Executive Director

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