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McLaughlin Research Institute

Improving human health through innovative genetic research and education

92.92

1520 23rd Street, S Great Falls, MT 59405
tel: (406) 454-6009   Web Site
EIN: 81-0459235

Board Leadership
Randy Gray
Board Chair

CEO
George A. Carlson
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92
  Financial 90.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 11/01/2016 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

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
86.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.35
  Program Expenses Growth -17.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by McLaughlin Research Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by McLaughlin Research Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
McLaughlin Research Institute (MT) 92.92
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OK) 93.21
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (MD) 100.00
LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation (MA) 89.86
The Jackson Laboratory (ME) 91.35

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Incorporated in 1989, McLaughlin Research Institute is an independent research organization in Great Falls, Montana near the Rocky Mountain Front. Research at the Institute focuses on understanding the genetic control of normal development and disease susceptibility using the mouse as a model system. The Institute works to ultimately improve human health by conducting highly interactive and creative biomedical research aimed primarily at understanding the genetic basis of susceptibility to disease. Research results are disseminated through participation in organized educational programs, publications in scientific journals, and other means. The Institute is also committed to being a resource for science education and training for students and teachers in a rural region.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,268,411
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $757,069
Total Contributions $2,025,480
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,025,480
   Other Revenue $269,099
TOTAL REVENUE $2,294,579
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,242,747
   Administrative Expenses $320,364
   Fundraising Expenses $75,447
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,638,558
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-343,979
   
Net Assets $12,862,465

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
Degenerative Nerve Disease Research $2,236,498 99.7%
Science Education $6,249 0.3%

Ratings History
McLaughlin Research Institute has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 92.92
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.92
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.94
2013-06 04/01/2015 84.96
2012-06 07/01/2013 89.05
2011-06 09/01/2012 93.32
2011-06 08/01/2012 91.96
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.21
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 88.23
2009-06 08/01/2010 78.66
2008-06 02/01/2009 69.18
2007-06 06/01/2008 69.39
2006-06 03/01/2007 83.50
2004-06 03/01/2005 86.62

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 81-0459235
Name in IRS Master File MCLAUGHLIN RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Scientific Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
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 Intermediate - the organization is an intermediate organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations (such as a state headquarters of a national organization).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1994
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, 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
$162,599 6.16% George A. Carlson Director

Incorporated in 1989, McLaughlin Research Institute is an independent research organization in Great Falls, Montana near the Rocky Mountain Front. Research at the Institute focuses on understanding the genetic control of normal development and disease susceptibility using the mouse as a model system. The Institute works to ultimately improve human health by conducting highly interactive and creative biomedical research aimed primarily at understanding the genetic basis of susceptibility to disease. Research results are disseminated through participation in organized educational programs, publications in scientific journals, and other means. The Institute is also committed to being a resource for science education and training for students and teachers in a rural region.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
McLaughlin Research Institute (MT) 92.92
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OK) 93.21
American Federation for Aging Research (NY) 94.46
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (MD) 100.00
The Scripps Research Institute (CA) 94.30

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Charity Contact Info

McLaughlin Research Institute
1520 23rd Street, S
Great Falls, MT 59405
tel: (406) 454-6009
fax: (406) 454-6019
EIN: 81-0459235

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Board Leadership

Randy Gray
Board Chair

CEO

George A. Carlson
Director

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