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American Brain Tumor Association

Providing and pursuing answers.

81.96

8550 West Bryn Mawr Avenue Suite 550
Chicago, IL 60631
tel: (773) 577-8750   Web Site
EIN: 23-7286648

Board Leadership
Jeff Fougerousse
Chair

CEO
Elizabeth M. Wilson
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.96
  Financial 74.49
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

74.49

Accountability & Transparency

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)
75.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Brain Tumor Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Brain Tumor Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Brain Tumor Association (IL) 81.96
Dan Marino Foundation (FL) 92.68
National Alopecia Areata Foundation (CA) 95.66
Histiocytosis Association (NJ) 89.55
Hemophilia Federation of America (DC) 92.92

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The mission of the American Brain Tumor Association is to advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors with the goals of improving, extending and, ultimately, saving the lives of those impacted by a brain tumor diagnosis.
We do this through interactions and engagements with brain tumor patients and their families, collaborations with allied groups and organizations, and the funding of brain tumor research.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,392,219
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,176,435
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,568,654
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,568,654
   Other Revenue $582,691
TOTAL REVENUE $5,151,345
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,539,104
   Administrative Expenses $227,294
   Fundraising Expenses $928,622
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,695,020
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $456,325
   
Net Assets $3,604,266

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
Medical and Scientific Research Grants $1,832,572 51.8%
Brain Tumor Information and Education $874,807 24.7%
Health Care Professional Outreach $537,613 15.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 81.96
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 80.73
2014-06 09/01/2015 77.95
2013-06 06/01/2014 85.45
2013-06 03/01/2014 85.18
2012-06 03/01/2013 87.77
2011-06 05/01/2012 83.12
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.51
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 80.07
2008-06 10/01/2009 96.18
2007-06 08/01/2008 96.17
2006-06 05/01/2007 96.52
2005-06 07/01/2006 90.95
2004-06 04/01/2005 96.43
2003-06 09/01/2004 93.76
2002-06 04/01/2004 91.22

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

EIN 23-7286648
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN BRAIN TUMOR ASSOCIATION
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 August, 1975
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
$192,118 4.09% Elizabeth Wilson Executive Director

The mission of the American Brain Tumor Association is to advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors with the goals of improving, extending and, ultimately, saving the lives of those impacted by a brain tumor diagnosis.
We do this through interactions and engagements with brain tumor patients and their families, collaborations with allied groups and organizations, and the funding of brain tumor research.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Brain Tumor Association (IL) 81.96
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Charity Contact Info

American Brain Tumor Association
8550 West Bryn Mawr Avenue
Suite 550
Chicago, IL 60631
tel: (773) 577-8750
fax: (773) 577-8738
EIN: 23-7286648

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Board Leadership

Jeff Fougerousse
Chair

CEO

Elizabeth M. Wilson
President and CEO

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