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Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA) is the leading organization in the world fighting ovarian cancer from all fronts

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four stars

93.28

14 Pennsylvania Plaza Suite 2110
New York, NY 10122
tel: (212) 268-1002   Web Site
EIN: 13-3806788

Board Leadership
John W. Hansbury
Chair

CEO
Audra L. Moran
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.28 four stars
  Financial 90.51 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA) is the leading organization in the world fighting ovarian cancer from all fronts, including in the lab and on Capitol Hill, while supporting women and their families. As the largest non-government funder of ovarian cancer research, OCRA's ongoing investments in the most promising scientific research is funding discoveries, creating new treatments, and hastening desperately needed breakthroughs. We are the voice for the ovarian cancer community, working with legislators to ensure federal ovarian cancer research and education, patient safety, and access to high-quality care are protected on Capitol Hill. Our programs help women navigate their diagnosis and support patients and their families when and where they need it most. Visit ocrahope.org to learn more.

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA) is the leading organization in the world fighting ovarian cancer from all fronts, including in the lab and on Capitol Hill, while supporting women and their families. As the largest non-government funder of ovarian cancer research, OCRA's ongoing investments in the most promising scientific research is funding discoveries, creating new treatments, and hastening desperately needed breakthroughs. We are the voice for the ovarian cancer community, working with legislators to ensure federal ovarian cancer research and education, patient safety, and access to high-quality care are protected on Capitol Hill. Our programs help women navigate their diagnosis and support patients and their families when and where they need it most. Visit ocrahope.org to learn more.

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Financial

four stars

90.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.26
  Program Expenses Growth 7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (NY) 93.28 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,526,826
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,598,674
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,125,500
   Program Service Revenue $279,380
Total Primary Revenue $9,404,880
   Other Revenue $1,877,396
TOTAL REVENUE $11,282,276
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,664,667
   Administrative Expenses $1,018,661
   Fundraising Expenses $1,121,849
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,805,177
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $477,099
   
Net Assets $22,510,947

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 Funding $6,806,247 78.6%
Patient Education and Support Program $1,257,900 14.5%
National Conference $600,520 6.9%

Ratings History
Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 93.28 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 92.54 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 94.07 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.16 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 90.34 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 93.82 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 95.12 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 97.46 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 97.76 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 96.71 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 94.05 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 83.19 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 89.45 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 98.67 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 98.95 four stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 98.67 four stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 84.09 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 13-3806788
Name in IRS Master File OVARIAN CANCER RESEARCH FUND INC
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
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 March, 1995
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$264,754 2.45% Audra L. Moran Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Contact Info

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance
14 Pennsylvania Plaza
Suite 2110
New York, NY 10122
tel: (212) 268-1002
fax: (212) 947-5652
EIN: 13-3806788

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Board Leadership

John W. Hansbury
Chair

CEO

Audra L. Moran
President & CEO

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