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Race to Erase MS

Race to Erase MS

four stars

90.28

1875 Century Park East Suite 980
Los Angeles, CA 90067
tel: (310) 440-4842   Web Site
EIN: 84-1238541

Board Leadership
Nancy Davis Rickel
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Nancy Davis
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.28 four stars
  Financial 86.26 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 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

three stars

86.26

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 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)
70.7%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.75
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Race to Erase MS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Race to Erase MS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

The Race to Erase MS is dedicated to the treatment and ultimate cure of multiple sclerosis (MS). Funding research is the core focus of the foundation and significant strides have been made to find the cause and the cure of this devastating disease. All funds raised support our Center Without Walls program, a selected network of the nation's top MS research centers. This nationwide collaboration of physicians, scientists and clinicians are on the cutting-edge of innovative research programs and therapeutic approaches to eradicate MS. In addition to combating MS through research, the foundation hopes an increased awareness will be created by educating the public about this mystifying disease.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $89,173
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,450,891
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,540,064
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,540,064
   Other Revenue $4,574
TOTAL REVENUE $1,544,638
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,331,143
   Administrative Expenses $251,444
   Fundraising Expenses $280,775
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,863,362
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-318,724
   
Net Assets $4,814,872

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
Center without Walls (The Center) $1,331,143 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 90.28 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.25 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 88.18 three stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 86.14 three stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 86.00 three stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 86.00 three stars
2011-12 10/01/2012 85.97 three stars
2010-12 06/01/2012 74.70 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 72.57 zero star
2009-12 09/20/2011 53.37 zero star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 39.40 zero star
2008-12 06/01/2010 42.19 zero star
2007-12 09/01/2008 55.41 one star
2006-12 02/01/2008 57.35 one star
2005-06 11/01/2006 88.59 three stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 85.81 three stars
2003-06 02/01/2005 93.06 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 84-1238541
Name in IRS Master File RACE TO ERASE MS
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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
(927) Fundraising
(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 March, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$150,000 8.04% Nancy Davis President

The Race to Erase MS is dedicated to the treatment and ultimate cure of multiple sclerosis (MS). Funding research is the core focus of the foundation and significant strides have been made to find the cause and the cure of this devastating disease. All funds raised support our Center Without Walls program, a selected network of the nation's top MS research centers. This nationwide collaboration of physicians, scientists and clinicians are on the cutting-edge of innovative research programs and therapeutic approaches to eradicate MS. In addition to combating MS through research, the foundation hopes an increased awareness will be created by educating the public about this mystifying disease.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Race to Erase MS (CA) 90.28 four stars
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Michigan Chapter (MI) 91.03 four stars
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Mid Florida Chapter (FL) 94.69 four stars
Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis (MA) 86.73 three stars
Rocky Mountain MS Center (CO) 89.23 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Race to Erase MS
1875 Century Park East
Suite 980
Los Angeles, CA 90067
tel: (310) 440-4842
fax: (310) 471-4975
EIN: 84-1238541

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Board Leadership

Nancy Davis Rickel
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Nancy Davis
President

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