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Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking)

Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation

Collaborate for a Cure

three stars

89.66

420 Lexington Avenue Suite 825
New York, NY 10170
tel: (212) 867-4502   Web Site
EIN: 13-3020943

Board Leadership
Michael Nierenberg
Chairman

CEO
Samuel Waxman
Founder & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.66 three stars
  Financial 85.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation is to eradicate cancer by funding cutting-edge research that identifies and corrects abnormal gene function that causes cancer and develops minimally toxic treatments for patients.

The mission of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation is to eradicate cancer by funding cutting-edge research that identifies and corrects abnormal gene function that causes cancer and develops minimally toxic treatments for patients.

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Financial

three stars

85.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
71.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.15
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 89.66 three stars
CURE Childhood Cancer (GA) 96.46 four stars
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 94.89 four stars
Prevent Cancer Foundation (VA) 87.59 three stars
Swim Across America (NC) 95.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,235,917
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,819,395
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,055,312
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,055,312
   Other Revenue $23,559
TOTAL REVENUE $4,078,871
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,161,075
   Administrative Expenses $276,374
   Fundraising Expenses $498,276
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,935,725
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,143,146
   
Net Assets $3,081,843

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
Cancer Research $2,161,075 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 08/01/2020 89.66 three stars
2018-06 02/01/2020 79.35 two stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 78.76 two stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 78.41 two stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 77.85 two stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 77.59 two stars
2014-06 11/01/2016 78.81 two stars
2014-06 11/01/2016 78.81 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 74.91 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 75.76 two stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 85.44 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 74.32 two stars
2011-06 08/01/2013 77.05 two stars
2011-06 03/01/2013 76.52 two stars
2010-06 11/26/2012 86.27 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 80.77 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 74.01 two stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 92.48 four stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 83.57 three stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 88.96 three 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 13-3020943
Name in IRS Master File SAMUEL WAXMAN CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION
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 (161) Scientific research (diseases)
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 June, 1983
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
$220,000 7.49% Samuel Waxman Director
Other Salaries of Note
$300,000 10.21% William T. Sullivan Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 89.66 three stars
Entertainment Industry Foundation (CA) 94.61 four stars
Friends of Cancer Research (DC) 87.09 three stars
Swim Across America (NC) 95.47 four stars
Cancer Research Institute (NY) 93.60 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation
420 Lexington Avenue
Suite 825
New York, NY 10170
tel: (212) 867-4502
fax: (212) 867-4851
EIN: 13-3020943

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Board Leadership

Michael Nierenberg
Chairman

CEO

Samuel Waxman
Founder & CEO

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