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Bay Area Cancer Connections

Breast and ovarian cancer information and support

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four stars

91.48

2335 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306
tel: (650) 326-6299   Web Site
EIN: 77-0417605

Board Leadership
Ann Kane
President

CEO
Rina Bello
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.48 four stars
  Financial 88.64 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Bay Area Cancer Connections' mission is to support people touched by breast cancer and ovarian cancer by providing comprehensive, personalized services in an atmosphere of warmth and compassion.

Guiding Principles:

- We place the needs of our clients first.

- We empower clients by providing education that helps them make informed decisions.

- We provide personalized services directly and through partnerships across the continuum of care.

- We value the experience, knowledge, and involvement of volunteers, breast cancer survivors, their families, and caregivers.

- We are committed to providing our services free of charge.

Bay Area Cancer Connections' mission is to support people touched by breast cancer and ovarian cancer by providing comprehensive, personalized services in an atmosphere of warmth and compassion.

Guiding Principles:

- We place the needs of our clients first.

- We empower clients by providing education that helps them make informed decisions.

- We provide personalized services directly and through partnerships across the continuum of care.

- We value the experience, knowledge, and involvement of volunteers, breast cancer survivors, their families, and caregivers.

- We are committed to providing our services free of charge.

Impact Information

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This impact information is current as of March 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

three stars

88.64

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.12
  Program Expenses Growth -0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bay Area Cancer Connections on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bay Area Cancer Connections on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bay Area Cancer Connections (CA) 91.48 four stars
National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund (DC) 85.46 three stars
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (CA) 90.00 four stars
National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (TX) 85.82 three stars
SHARE (NY) 92.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,404,318
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $141,492
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,545,810
   Program Service Revenue $6,130
Total Primary Revenue $1,551,940
   Other Revenue $59,091
TOTAL REVENUE $1,611,031
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,254,642
   Administrative Expenses $247,341
   Fundraising Expenses $119,182
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,621,165
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-10,134
   
Net Assets $3,501,139

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
Gabriella Patser Program $103,097 8.2%
Support Programs $76,489 6.1%
Breast Cancer Conference $6,516 0.5%

Ratings History
Bay Area Cancer Connections has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 02/01/2019 91.48 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 90.32 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 93.12 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.09 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 90.99 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 96.33 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 98.76 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 98.67 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.11 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 94.50 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 92.79 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 85.50 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 85.88 three stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 77.02 two stars
2004-06 01/05/2005 84.99 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 77-0417605
Name in IRS Master File BAY AREA CANCER CONNECTIONS
NTEE Code G30
NTEE Classification Cancer
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
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
(179) Other health services
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 February, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$128,073 7.90% Rina Bello Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bay Area Cancer Connections (CA) 91.48 four stars
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (CA) 90.00 four stars
National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (TX) 85.82 three stars
Breastcancer.org (PA) 89.32 three stars
Living Beyond Breast Cancer (PA) 96.12 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bay Area Cancer Connections
2335 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306
tel: (650) 326-6299
fax: (650) 326-6673
EIN: 77-0417605

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Board Leadership

Ann Kane
President

CEO

Rina Bello
Executive Director

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