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Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

Supporting the search for the cause and cure of childhood brain tumors through research

three stars

85.09

302 Ridgefield Court Asheville, NC 28806
tel: (800) 253-6530   Web Site
EIN: 58-1966822

Board Leadership
Larry Little
Chairman

CEO
Robin Boettcher
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.09 three stars
  Financial 78.92 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

78.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 6.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (NC) 85.09 three stars
The Hastings Center (NY) 88.55 three stars
Rheumatology Research Foundation (GA) 98.23 four stars
D-Rev Design for the Other Ninety Percent (CA) 87.97 three stars
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (NY) 92.92 four stars

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Founded in 1991, Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) seeks to find the cause and cure of brain tumors in children by supporting medical research, increasing public awareness of the disease and aiding in early detection and treatment of childhood brain tumors. As the world's largest non-governmental source of funding for childhood brain tumor research, we're dedicated to not only eradicating this disease, but to providing support to families. We provide educational and emotional support for children and families affected by this life-threatening disease.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,852,935
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $564,902
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,417,837
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,417,837
   Other Revenue $109,531
TOTAL REVENUE $5,527,368
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $5,300,512
   Administrative Expenses $783,385
   Fundraising Expenses $589,915
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,673,812
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,146,444
   
Net Assets $1,577,286

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 12/01/2016 85.09 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.01 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 87.82 three stars
2014-12 11/01/2015 87.49 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 84.21 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 84.30 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 89.53 three stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 86.40 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 86.84 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.47 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 89.76 three stars
2008-12 12/15/2009 93.17 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 94.51 four stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 95.93 four stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 95.98 four stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 99.04 four stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 98.92 four 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 58-1966822
Name in IRS Master File PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMOR FOUNDATION OF THE UNITED STATES INC
NTEE Code H48
NTEE Classification Brain Disorders Research
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 August, 1992
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
$151,094 2.26% Robin Boettcher President

Founded in 1991, Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) seeks to find the cause and cure of brain tumors in children by supporting medical research, increasing public awareness of the disease and aiding in early detection and treatment of childhood brain tumors. As the world's largest non-governmental source of funding for childhood brain tumor research, we're dedicated to not only eradicating this disease, but to providing support to families. We provide educational and emotional support for children and families affected by this life-threatening disease.

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Charity Contact Info

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
302 Ridgefield Court
Asheville, NC 28806
tel: (800) 253-6530
fax: (828) 665-6894
EIN: 58-1966822

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Board Leadership

Larry Little
Chairman

CEO

Robin Boettcher
President, CEO

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