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American Brain Tumor Association

Providing and pursuing answers.

three stars

89.86

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

Board Leadership
Brian Olson
Chair

CEO
Ralph DeVitto
President and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.86 three stars
  Financial 85.67 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

three stars

85.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 9.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.8%
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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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,817,325
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,322,144
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,139,469
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,139,469
   Other Revenue $491,003
TOTAL REVENUE $5,630,472
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,513,283
   Administrative Expenses $329,033
   Fundraising Expenses $795,905
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,638,221
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-7,749
   
Net Assets $3,711,578

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 $3,347,633 74.2%
Brain Tumor Information and Education $699,031 15.5%
Health Care Professional Outreach $329,155 7.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 89.86 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 88.36 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 81.96 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 80.73 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 77.95 two stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 85.45 three stars
2013-06 03/01/2014 85.18 three stars
2012-06 03/01/2013 87.77 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 83.12 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.51 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 80.07 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 96.18 four stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 96.17 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 96.52 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 90.95 four stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 96.43 four stars
2003-06 09/01/2004 93.76 four stars
2002-06 04/01/2004 91.22 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 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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$198,088 3.51% Elizabeth Wilson Executive Director

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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

Brian Olson
Chair

CEO

Ralph DeVitto
President and CEO

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