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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Advance Research, Support Patients, Create Hope

four stars

95.72

1500 Rosecrans Avenue Suite 200
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
tel: (877) 272-6226   Web Site
EIN: 33-0841281

Board Leadership
Jeanne Weaver Ruesch
Chair

CEO
Julie Fleshman
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.72 four stars
  Financial 93.95 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1999, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer. The charity, which is the national organization creating hope in a comprehensive way through research, patient support, community outreach and advocacy for a cure, raises money for direct private funding of research and advocates for more aggressive federal research funding of medical breakthroughs in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer. The organization is leading the way to increase the survival rate for the disease through a bold initiative-The Vision of Progress: Double the Pancreatic Cancer Survival Rate by 2020. We will achieve this goal by intensifying our efforts to heighten awareness, raise funds for comprehensive private research and advocate for more federal research funding to advance early diagnostics and better treatments.

Founded in 1999, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer. The charity, which is the national organization creating hope in a comprehensive way through research, patient support, community outreach and advocacy for a cure, raises money for direct private funding of research and advocates for more aggressive federal research funding of medical breakthroughs in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer. The organization is leading the way to increase the survival rate for the disease through a bold initiative-The Vision of Progress: Double the Pancreatic Cancer Survival Rate by 2020. We will achieve this goal by intensifying our efforts to heighten awareness, raise funds for comprehensive private research and advocate for more federal research funding to advance early diagnostics and better treatments.

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Financial

four stars

93.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
78.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.31
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pancreatic Cancer Action Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pancreatic Cancer Action Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $37,548,132
   Federated Campaigns $223,836
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $15,268,858
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $53,040,826
   Program Service Revenue $4,100
Total Primary Revenue $53,044,926
   Other Revenue $-1,101,369
TOTAL REVENUE $51,943,557
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $25,510,609
   Administrative Expenses $4,325,819
   Fundraising Expenses $3,013,274
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $32,849,702
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $19,093,855
   
Net Assets $42,834,796

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 Grants and Initiatives $14,112,356 55.3%
Patient Services $3,078,885 12.1%
Government Affairs and Advocacy $1,797,696 7.0%

Ratings History
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has received 15 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 95.72 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 93.02 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 91.95 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 93.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 95.09 four stars
2014-06 04/01/2015 96.84 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 95.31 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 94.86 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 95.17 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 95.18 four stars
2011-06 03/01/2012 97.03 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 97.06 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 07/01/2010 93.20 four stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 93.65 four stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 93.62 four stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 93.48 four stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 96.14 four stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 93.78 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 33-0841281
Name in IRS Master File PANCREATIC CANCER ACTION NETWORK INC
NTEE Code G01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 September, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$458,058 1.39% Julie Fleshman President, CEO

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Charity Contact Info

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
1500 Rosecrans Avenue
Suite 200
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
tel: (877) 272-6226
fax: (310) 725-0025
EIN: 33-0841281

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Board Leadership

Jeanne Weaver Ruesch
Chair

CEO

Julie Fleshman
President, CEO

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