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Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer

Teaming up to cure childhood cancer through research

four stars

96.04

10000 West Innovation Drive Suite 135
Milwaukee, WI 53226
tel: (414) 955-5830   Web Site
EIN: 39-1270290

Board Leadership
Paul Knoebel
Chairman

CEO
Becky Pinter
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.04 four stars
  Financial 96.09 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer (MACC Fund) was formed in 1976 to support research into the effective treatment and cure of childhood cancer and blood disorders. Cancer is the leading disease-related cause of death in children after the newborn period. The MACC Fund has contributed $33 million for pediatric cancer research. This research impacts children throughout the country since the successful protocols become the standard for patient care everywhere. The MACC Fund believes it will one day be cured right out of existence and shares this optimistic, hopeful vision with all the dedicated researchers, doctors, nurses, parents, children and friends who support its work.

Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer (MACC Fund) was formed in 1976 to support research into the effective treatment and cure of childhood cancer and blood disorders. Cancer is the leading disease-related cause of death in children after the newborn period. The MACC Fund has contributed $33 million for pediatric cancer research. This research impacts children throughout the country since the successful protocols become the standard for patient care everywhere. The MACC Fund believes it will one day be cured right out of existence and shares this optimistic, hopeful vision with all the dedicated researchers, doctors, nurses, parents, children and friends who support its work.

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Financial

four stars

96.09

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
87.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.58
  Program Expenses Growth 4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer (WI) 96.04 four stars
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Sansum Diabetes Research Institute (CA) 91.21 four stars
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (NY) 85.21 three stars
Masonic Medical Research Institute (NY) 85.61 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $877,743
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,714,739
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,592,482
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,592,482
   Other Revenue $363,208
TOTAL REVENUE $5,955,690
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,992,997
   Administrative Expenses $172,666
   Fundraising Expenses $495,661
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,661,324
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,294,366
   
Net Assets $6,880,901

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
Supporting Cancer Research $3,992,997 100.0%

Ratings History
Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 96.04 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 95.07 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 93.17 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 94.95 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.84 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 93.82 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.82 four stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 89.03 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 73.19 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 65.94 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 63.83 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 50.11 zero star
2008-12 04/01/2010 84.30 three stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 88.76 three stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 88.08 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 73.34 two stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 74.74 two stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 73.35 two stars
2002-12 04/01/2004 76.91 two 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 39-1270290
Name in IRS Master File MIDWEST ATHLETES AGAINST CHILDHOOD CANCER INC
NTEE Code G30
NTEE Classification Cancer
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(179) Other health services
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, 1977
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
$196,325 4.21% John Cary Former Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$87,000 1.86% Jon McGlocklin President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer (WI) 96.04 four stars
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TB Alliance (NY) 97.23 four stars
National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (FL) 100.00 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer
10000 West Innovation Drive
Suite 135
Milwaukee, WI 53226
tel: (414) 955-5830
fax: (414) 456-6170
EIN: 39-1270290

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Board Leadership

Paul Knoebel
Chairman

CEO

Becky Pinter
President, CEO

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