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American Breast Cancer Foundation

Because everyone deserves a fighting chance

two stars

79.47

10400 Little Patuxent Parkway Suite 480
Columbia, MD 21044
tel: (410) 730-5105   Web Site
EIN: 52-2031814

Board Leadership
Brenda Loube
Chair

CEO
Jacky Loube
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.47 two stars
  Financial 70.97 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1997, the American Breast Cancer Foundation provides a fighting chance for every life threatened by breast cancer. Our goal is to provide individuals in financial need access to screening and diagnostic tests for breast cancer, no matter what age, race, sex, or financial challenges they have. We are unparalleled in providing direct financial assistance grants to help with the costs of screening and diagnostic mammograms, breast ultrasounds, consultations with surgeons and biopsies. For breast cancer patients, assistance is available for support items including wigs for chemotherapy patients, breast prostheses and specialized bras, prescription medication assistance, travel reimbursement and lymphedema compression garments. The American Breast Cancer Foundation also promotes health education and provides life saving breast cancer screenings and pertinent educational information in outreach events. We are providing individuals a chance to say "I can beat cancer!"

Established in 1997, the American Breast Cancer Foundation provides a fighting chance for every life threatened by breast cancer. Our goal is to provide individuals in financial need access to screening and diagnostic tests for breast cancer, no matter what age, race, sex, or financial challenges they have. We are unparalleled in providing direct financial assistance grants to help with the costs of screening and diagnostic mammograms, breast ultrasounds, consultations with surgeons and biopsies. For breast cancer patients, assistance is available for support items including wigs for chemotherapy patients, breast prostheses and specialized bras, prescription medication assistance, travel reimbursement and lymphedema compression garments. The American Breast Cancer Foundation also promotes health education and provides life saving breast cancer screenings and pertinent educational information in outreach events. We are providing individuals a chance to say "I can beat cancer!"

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Financial

two stars

70.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
53.4%
  Administrative Expenses 28.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.80
  Program Expenses Growth 13.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Breast Cancer Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Breast Cancer Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Breast Cancer Foundation (MD) 79.47 two stars
Living Beyond Breast Cancer (PA) 95.67 four stars
Bright Pink (IL) 88.15 three stars
National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (TX) 90.27 four stars
National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund (DC) 85.43 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $680,261
   Federated Campaigns $15,798
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $696,059
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $696,059
   Other Revenue $58,787
TOTAL REVENUE $754,846
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $625,054
   Administrative Expenses $228,569
   Fundraising Expenses $158,335
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,011,958
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-257,112
   
Net Assets $1,716,158

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
2018-03 07/01/2019 79.47 two stars
2017-03 04/01/2018 73.76 two stars
2016-03 12/01/2017 69.94 one star
2016-03 11/01/2017 69.54 one star
2016-03 08/01/2017 69.12 one star
2015-03 11/01/2016 72.55 two stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 65.14 one star
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 12/22/2015 64.31 one star
2014-03 02/01/2015 61.80 one star
2013-03 12/20/2013 69.10 one star
2013-03 12/01/2013 68.50 one star
2012-03 05/01/2013 28.59 zero star
2011-03 03/01/2012 29.25 zero star
2010-03 09/20/2011 60.25 one star
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 47.86 zero star
2009-03 05/01/2010 52.48 zero star
2008-03 05/01/2009 58.18 one star
2007-03 03/01/2008 71.16 two stars
2006-03 03/01/2007 74.15 two stars
2005-03 04/01/2006 70.72 two 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 52-2031814
Name in IRS Master File THE AMERICAN BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 May, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$160,000 15.81% Paul J. Loube Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Breast Cancer Foundation (MD) 79.47 two stars
National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund (DC) 85.43 three stars
Bright Pink (IL) 88.15 three stars
National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (TX) 90.27 four stars
Bay Area Cancer Connections (CA) 90.10 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Breast Cancer Foundation
10400 Little Patuxent Parkway
Suite 480
Columbia, MD 21044
tel: (410) 730-5105
fax: (410) 825-4395
EIN: 52-2031814

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Board Leadership

Brenda Loube
Chair

CEO

Jacky Loube
Chief Executive Officer

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