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The Boomer Esiason Foundation

Supporting the cystic fibrosis community

four stars

90.36

483 Tenth Avenue Suite 300
New York, NY 10018
tel: (646) 292-7930   Web Site
EIN: 11-3142753

Board Leadership
Boomer Esiason & Cheryl Esiason
Co-Chairs

CEO
David B. Rimington
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.36 four stars
  Financial 86.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Boomer Esiason Foundation (BEF) is a dynamic partnership of leaders in the medical and business communities joining with a committed core of volunteers to heighten awareness, education and the quality of life for those affected by cystic fibrosis, while providing financial support to research aimed at finding a cure. Boomer Esiason was a star NFL quarterback in 1993 when he learned his young son, Gunnar, was afflicted with the deadly disease cystic fibrosis. Boomer and his wife, Cheryl, are strongly committed to supporting the critical research needed to discover a cure for CF and to improving the quality of life for the 30,000 Americans living with the disease. BEF works to directly affect the lives of CF patients around the country through scholarships and transplant grants to aid families.

The Boomer Esiason Foundation (BEF) is a dynamic partnership of leaders in the medical and business communities joining with a committed core of volunteers to heighten awareness, education and the quality of life for those affected by cystic fibrosis, while providing financial support to research aimed at finding a cure. Boomer Esiason was a star NFL quarterback in 1993 when he learned his young son, Gunnar, was afflicted with the deadly disease cystic fibrosis. Boomer and his wife, Cheryl, are strongly committed to supporting the critical research needed to discover a cure for CF and to improving the quality of life for the 30,000 Americans living with the disease. BEF works to directly affect the lives of CF patients around the country through scholarships and transplant grants to aid families.

Financial

three stars

86.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
84.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Boomer Esiason Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Boomer Esiason Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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The Boomer Esiason Foundation (NY) 90.36 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,206,908
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,812,596
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,019,504
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,019,504
   Other Revenue $80,039
TOTAL REVENUE $5,099,543
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,176,725
   Administrative Expenses $384,095
   Fundraising Expenses $584,283
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,145,103
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,045,560
   
Net Assets $4,482,244

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
Program to Foster Cystic Fibrosis Research $3,713,316 71.7%
Scholarship Program $1,402,877 27.1%
Providing Support to Transplant Patients $60,532 1.2%

Ratings History
The Boomer Esiason Foundation has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-03 12/01/2020 90.36 four stars
2018-03 12/20/2019 93.39 four stars
2018-03 09/03/2019 91.46 four stars
2017-03 08/01/2018 95.63 four stars
2016-03 07/01/2017 94.09 four stars
2015-03 07/01/2016 96.46 four stars
2014-03 06/01/2016 90.71 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 10/01/2015 85.32 three stars
2013-03 08/01/2014 93.79 four stars
2012-03 07/01/2013 91.94 four stars
2011-03 06/01/2012 93.88 four stars
2011-03 05/01/2012 92.13 four stars
2010-03 11/01/2011 93.31 four stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 89.13 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 89.37 three stars
2009-03 11/24/2010 82.05 three stars
2008-03 10/01/2009 94.20 four stars
2007-03 09/01/2008 88.61 three stars
2006-03 07/01/2007 89.59 three stars
2005-03 07/01/2006 94.37 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 11-3142753
Name in IRS Master File BOOMER ESIASON FOUNDATION
NTEE Code E99
NTEE Classification Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C.
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (301) Fundraising athletic or sports event
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 June, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$157,737 2.56% David Rimington President
Other Salaries of Note
$10,096 0.16% Boomer Esiason Chairman

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Charity Contact Info

The Boomer Esiason Foundation
483 Tenth Avenue
Suite 300
New York, NY 10018
tel: (646) 292-7930
fax: (646) 292-7945
EIN: 11-3142753

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Board Leadership

Boomer Esiason & Cheryl Esiason
Co-Chairs

CEO

David B. Rimington
President

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