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Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking)

Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation

Collaborate for a Cure

90.68

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

Board Leadership
Michael Nierenberg
Chairman

CEO
William T. Sullivan
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.68
  Financial 86.82
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

86.82

Accountability & Transparency

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)
73.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.61
  Program Expenses Growth 17.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.6%
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) 90.68
The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research (NY) 100.00
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (MA) 93.91
Friends of Cancer Research (DC) 89.05
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (DC) 88.48

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,964,636
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,149,072
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,113,708
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,113,708
   Other Revenue $93,741
TOTAL REVENUE $5,207,449
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,601,738
   Administrative Expenses $280,425
   Fundraising Expenses $503,566
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,385,729
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,821,720
   
Net Assets $4,901,813

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 $2,601,738 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 08/03/2021 90.68
2019-06 08/01/2020 89.66
2018-06 02/01/2020 79.35
2018-06 09/03/2019 78.76
2017-06 11/01/2018 78.41
2017-06 08/01/2018 77.85
2016-06 12/22/2017 77.59
2014-06 11/01/2016 78.81
2014-06 11/01/2016 78.81
2014-06 06/01/2016 74.91
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 75.76
2013-06 10/01/2014 85.44
2012-06 11/01/2013 74.32
2011-06 08/01/2013 77.05
2011-06 03/01/2013 76.52
2010-06 11/26/2012 86.27
2009-06 09/20/2011 80.77
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 74.01
2008-06 11/01/2009 92.48
2007-06 10/01/2008 83.57

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
$315,000 9.30% William T. Sullivan Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 90.68
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 92.61
CURE Childhood Cancer (GA) 96.46
Entertainment Industry Foundation (CA) 93.17
Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (CA) 89.61

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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

William T. Sullivan
Executive Director

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