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The Marfan Foundation

Know the signs. Fight for victory.

four stars

94.80

22 Manhasset Avenue Port Washington, NY 11050
tel: (800) 862-7326   Web Site
EIN: 52-1265361

Board Leadership
Karen Murray
Chair

CEO
Michael L. Weamer
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.80 four stars
  Financial 92.65 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.46
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Marfan Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Marfan Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Marfan Foundation (NY) 94.80 four stars
Glaucoma Research Foundation (CA) 91.98 four stars
American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (MI) 92.63 four stars
International OCD Foundation (MA) 85.40 three stars
American Thyroid Association (VA) 96.66 four stars

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The Marfan Foundation creates a brighter future for everyone affected by Marfan syndrome and related disorders.
- We pursue the most innovative research and make sure that it receives proper funding.
- We create an informed public and educated patient community to increase early diagnosis and ensure life-saving treatment.
- We provide relentless support to families, caregivers, and healthcare providers.
We will not rest until we've achieved victory - a world in which everyone with Marfan syndrome or a related disorder receives a proper diagnosis, gets the necessary treatment, and lives a long and full life.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,932,398
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,418,022
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,350,420
   Program Service Revenue $199,005
Total Primary Revenue $3,549,425
   Other Revenue $-736
TOTAL REVENUE $3,548,689
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,469,265
   Administrative Expenses $488,439
   Fundraising Expenses $480,644
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,438,348
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-889,659
   
Net Assets $10,120,115

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 $1,832,837 52.8%
Support $1,046,029 30.2%
Education $590,399 17.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 94.80 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.23 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 89.70 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 96.52 four stars
2011-06 12/20/2012 89.62 three stars
2011-06 03/01/2012 87.15 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 81.26 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 03/01/2011 73.55 two stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 82.77 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 95.52 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 92.94 four stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 92.72 four stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 92.94 four stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 90.24 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 52-1265361
Name in IRS Master File THE MARFAN FOUNDATION INC
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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 November, 1982
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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Michael L. Weamer President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$246,217 5.54% Carolyn Levering Former President, CEO
$37,019 0.83% John McGrath Former Chief Executive Officer

The Marfan Foundation creates a brighter future for everyone affected by Marfan syndrome and related disorders.
- We pursue the most innovative research and make sure that it receives proper funding.
- We create an informed public and educated patient community to increase early diagnosis and ensure life-saving treatment.
- We provide relentless support to families, caregivers, and healthcare providers.
We will not rest until we've achieved victory - a world in which everyone with Marfan syndrome or a related disorder receives a proper diagnosis, gets the necessary treatment, and lives a long and full life.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Marfan Foundation (NY) 94.80 four stars
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Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (AZ) 90.17 four stars
Immune Deficiency Foundation (MD) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Marfan Foundation
22 Manhasset Avenue
Port Washington, NY 11050
tel: (800) 862-7326
fax: (516) 883-8040
EIN: 52-1265361

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Board Leadership

Karen Murray
Chair

CEO

Michael L. Weamer
President and CEO

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