Health : Medical Research

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

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

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three stars

80.76

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

Board Leadership
Doug Porter
Chair

CEO
Bill Tiller
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.76 three stars
  Financial 72.80 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of overall donors
31,728
Number of new donors
23,568
Number of public events held to further mission
310
Number of attendees present at rallies/events
8,859
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

72.80

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,009,035
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $634,111
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,643,146
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,643,146
   Other Revenue $87,298
TOTAL REVENUE $5,730,444
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,553,433
   Administrative Expenses $725,025
   Fundraising Expenses $707,302
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,985,760
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-255,316
   
Net Assets $1,382,804

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$169,377 2.82% Robin P. Boettcher President, CEO

Mission

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

Doug Porter
Chair

CEO

Bill Tiller
President, CEO