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Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance

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

85.69

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 85.69
  Financial 79.77
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

79.77

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.75
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.6%
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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (NY) 85.69
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (NY) 88.78
Tisch MS Research Center of New York (NY) 94.28
LUNGevity Foundation (IL) 94.14
T.J. Martell Foundation (TN) 85.89

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,538,529
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,503,600
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,042,129
   Program Service Revenue $376,127
Total Primary Revenue $7,418,256
   Other Revenue $991,512
TOTAL REVENUE $8,409,768
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,568,732
   Administrative Expenses $999,164
   Fundraising Expenses $1,117,069
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,684,965
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,275,197
   
Net Assets $18,999,892

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 $6,662,590 77.8%
Patient Education and Support Program $1,272,397 14.8%
National Conference $633,745 7.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 85.69
2018-12 02/01/2020 92.01
2017-12 02/01/2019 93.28
2016-12 12/01/2018 92.54
2015-12 07/01/2017 94.07
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.16
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 90.34
2013-12 12/22/2014 93.82
2012-12 12/01/2013 95.12
2011-12 12/20/2012 97.46
2010-12 03/01/2012 97.76
2009-12 09/20/2011 96.71
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 94.05
2008-12 06/01/2010 83.19
2007-12 02/01/2009 89.45
2006-12 02/01/2008 98.67
2005-12 12/15/2006 98.95
2004-12 03/01/2006 98.67
2003-12 01/05/2005 84.09

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$280,879 2.62% Audra L. Moran President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (NY) 85.69
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Sarcoma Foundation of America (MD) 97.34
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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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