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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

PanCAN's vision is to create a world in which all patients with pancreatic cancer will thrive.

four stars

95.29

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

Board Leadership
Hilarie Koplow-McAdams
Chairman

CEO
Julie Fleshman
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.29 four stars
  Financial 93.34 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

PanCAN's mission is to take bold action to improve the lives of everyone impacted by pancreatic cancer by advancing scientific research, building community, sharing knowledge, and advocating for patients. PanCAN was the first organization dedicated to fighting pancreatic cancer in a comprehensive way, and for more than two decades, we've grown a nationwide movement tackling the disease from all angles.

We fund transformative research, everything from early detection to innovative new treatment approaches. PanCAN Patient Services provides free, personal one-to-one support and we can find resources for any questions you have related to pancreatic cancer, like finding a specialist or a clinical trial. We work with thousands of grassroots advocates to urge Congress to increase federal research funding for pancreatic cancer, and we get results. We build community. Be part of our movement! You can volunteer locally, participate in a PurpleStride community event or host your own fundraiser.

PanCAN's mission is to take bold action to improve the lives of everyone impacted by pancreatic cancer by advancing scientific research, building community, sharing knowledge, and advocating for patients. PanCAN was the first organization dedicated to fighting pancreatic cancer in a comprehensive way, and for more than two decades, we've grown a nationwide movement tackling the disease from all angles.

We fund transformative research, everything from early detection to innovative new treatment approaches. PanCAN Patient Services provides free, personal one-to-one support and we can find resources for any questions you have related to pancreatic cancer, like finding a specialist or a clinical trial. We work with thousands of grassroots advocates to urge Congress to increase federal research funding for pancreatic cancer, and we get results. We build community. Be part of our movement! You can volunteer locally, participate in a PurpleStride community event or host your own fundraiser.

Financial

four stars

93.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
79.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.16
  Program Expenses Growth 10.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.9%
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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (CA) 95.29 four stars
Horizons Community Solutions (GA) 92.41 four stars
Colon Cancer Coalition (MN) 89.39 three stars
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (NY) 87.11 three stars
Melanoma Research Foundation (DC) 86.52 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $22,131,366
   Federated Campaigns $160,259
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $13,237,971
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $35,529,596
   Program Service Revenue $1,187,016
Total Primary Revenue $36,716,612
   Other Revenue $-79,337
TOTAL REVENUE $36,637,275
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $33,790,769
   Administrative Expenses $3,758,034
   Fundraising Expenses $4,775,830
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $42,324,633
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-5,687,358
   
Net Assets $43,252,630

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 Clinical Initiatives $20,745,222 61.4%
Patient Services $4,142,739 12.3%
Government Affairs and Advocacy $1,283,742 3.8%

Ratings History
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has received 17 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 08/03/2021 95.29 four stars
2019-06 06/01/2020 92.93 four stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$584,553 1.38% Julie Fleshman President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (CA) 95.29 four stars
Colon Cancer Coalition (MN) 89.39 three stars
Us TOO International (IL) 88.40 three stars
Horizons Community Solutions (GA) 92.41 four stars
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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) 725-0029
EIN: 33-0841281

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Board Leadership

Hilarie Koplow-McAdams
Chairman

CEO

Julie Fleshman
President & CEO

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