Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Leukemia Research Foundation

Dedicated to conquering ALL blood cancers.

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four stars

91.93

191 Waukegan Road Suite 105
Northfield, IL 60093
tel: (847) 424-0600   Web Site
EIN: 36-6102182

Board Leadership
Larry Mix
President

CEO
Kevin Radelet
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.93 four stars
  Financial 88.60 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1946, the Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF) is dedicated to conquering all blood cancers by funding research into their causes and cures and enriching the life of those touched by these diseases. The LRF has more than 1,500 volunteers organized in 22 fundraising chapters. We provide patients with educational resources, emotional support, and financial assistance; additionally we fund research throughout the world. The LRF has relentlessly dedicated itself to finding a cure raising more than $75 million in support of its mission.

Founded in 1946, the Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF) is dedicated to conquering all blood cancers by funding research into their causes and cures and enriching the life of those touched by these diseases. The LRF has more than 1,500 volunteers organized in 22 fundraising chapters. We provide patients with educational resources, emotional support, and financial assistance; additionally we fund research throughout the world. The LRF has relentlessly dedicated itself to finding a cure raising more than $75 million in support of its mission.

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Financial

three stars

88.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
80.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Leukemia Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Leukemia Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,520,605
   Federated Campaigns $34,369
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,554,974
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,554,974
   Other Revenue $30
TOTAL REVENUE $2,555,004
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,009,131
   Administrative Expenses $245,740
   Fundraising Expenses $235,956
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,490,827
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $64,177
   
Net Assets $2,621,987

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,075 4.94% Kevin Radelet Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1946, the Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF) is dedicated to conquering all blood cancers by funding research into their causes and cures and enriching the life of those touched by these diseases. The LRF has more than 1,500 volunteers organized in 22 fundraising chapters. We provide patients with educational resources, emotional support, and financial assistance; additionally we fund research throughout the world. The LRF has relentlessly dedicated itself to finding a cure raising more than $75 million in support of its mission.

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Charity Contact Info

Leukemia Research Foundation
191 Waukegan Road
Suite 105
Northfield, IL 60093
tel: (847) 424-0600
fax: (847) 424-0606
EIN: 36-6102182

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Board Leadership

Larry Mix
President

CEO

Kevin Radelet
Executive Director