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Can Do Multiple Sclerosis

The power to be more than your MS

three stars

89.92

100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd. Suite 200 PO Box 5860
Avon, CO 81620
tel: (800) 367-3101   Web Site
EIN: 74-2337853

Board Leadership
Kelly Simpson-Angelini
Chair

CEO
Lisa Mattis
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.92 three stars
  Financial 85.75 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

85.75

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
78.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.35
  Program Expenses Growth -3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Can Do Multiple Sclerosis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Can Do Multiple Sclerosis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Can Do Multiple Sclerosis (CO) 89.92 three stars
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association (PA) 87.18 three stars
Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation (TX) 89.27 three stars
Hunter's Hope Foundation (NY) 93.80 four stars
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (NJ) 91.66 four stars

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Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis, is an innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs for people with MS and their support partners. A national nonprofit organization, we empower people to move beyond their MS by giving them the knowledge, skills, tools and confidence to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors, actively co-manage their disease and live their best lives. The organization has helped thousands of people living with MS transform challenges into possibilities in health and life. In 2009, we provided programs and services to more than 6,000 people. Can Do MS honors the legacy and beliefs of the organization's founder, Jimmie Heuga, who founded the organization in 1984.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,054,350
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $626,195
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,680,545
   Program Service Revenue $39,830
Total Primary Revenue $1,720,375
   Other Revenue $-51,231
TOTAL REVENUE $1,669,144
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,094,269
   Administrative Expenses $155,998
   Fundraising Expenses $191,054
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,441,321
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $227,823
   
Net Assets $1,914,619

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 89.92 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.57 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 90.35 four stars
2013-12 11/01/2014 86.69 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 89.56 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 94.59 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 90.63 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.81 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 85.31 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 96.21 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 90.33 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 93.06 four stars
2005-09 06/01/2006 59.94 one star
2004-09 05/01/2005 49.54 zero star
2003-09 10/01/2004 49.24 zero star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 74-2337853
Name in IRS Master File CAN DO MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
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 (162) Other medical research
(199) Other scientific research activities
(161) Scientific research (diseases)
Foundation Status Hospital or medical research organization 170(b)(1)(A)(iii)
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 December, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,226 6.95% Heidi Heltzel President, CEO

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis, is an innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs for people with MS and their support partners. A national nonprofit organization, we empower people to move beyond their MS by giving them the knowledge, skills, tools and confidence to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors, actively co-manage their disease and live their best lives. The organization has helped thousands of people living with MS transform challenges into possibilities in health and life. In 2009, we provided programs and services to more than 6,000 people. Can Do MS honors the legacy and beliefs of the organization's founder, Jimmie Heuga, who founded the organization in 1984.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Can Do Multiple Sclerosis (CO) 89.92 three stars
FSH Society (MA) 98.23 four stars
Hunter's Hope Foundation (NY) 93.80 four stars
Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation (TX) 89.27 three stars
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association (PA) 87.18 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis
100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd. Suite 200
PO Box 5860
Avon, CO 81620
tel: (800) 367-3101
fax: (970) 926-1295
EIN: 74-2337853

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Board Leadership

Kelly Simpson-Angelini
Chair

CEO

Lisa Mattis
President & CEO

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