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CHEST Foundation

The CHEST Foundation champions lung health by supporting clinical research, community service, and patient education.

four stars

90.99

2595 Patriot Boulevard Glenview, IL 60026
tel: (224) 521-9520   Web Site
EIN: 36-3286520

Board Leadership
Ian T. Nathanson
President & Trustee

CEO
Robert Musacchio
CEO & Executive VP

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.99 four stars
  Financial 95.75 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The CHEST Foundation, the American College of Chest Physician's charitable foundation, champions lung health by supporting clinical research, community service, and patient education. Through CHEST Foundation-supported programs, CHEST's 19,000+ members engage in advancing the lung health of millions of patients in local communities around the world. More than 95 cents of every dollar raised goes toward advancing our mission-based programming. Since our inception, we've provided more than $10 million in funding for clinical research and community service, with a reach that spans over more than 60 countries.

The CHEST Foundation, the American College of Chest Physician's charitable foundation, champions lung health by supporting clinical research, community service, and patient education. Through CHEST Foundation-supported programs, CHEST's 19,000+ members engage in advancing the lung health of millions of patients in local communities around the world. More than 95 cents of every dollar raised goes toward advancing our mission-based programming. Since our inception, we've provided more than $10 million in funding for clinical research and community service, with a reach that spans over more than 60 countries.

Financial

four stars

95.75

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
80.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.16
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CHEST Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CHEST Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CHEST Foundation (IL) 90.99 four stars
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation (IL) 94.11 four stars
AORN Foundation (CO) 92.77 four stars
Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (WI) 86.32 three stars
American Nurses Foundation (MD) 90.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,331,611
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $75,500
   Related Organizations $170,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,577,111
   Program Service Revenue $9,513
Total Primary Revenue $2,586,624
   Other Revenue $628,258
TOTAL REVENUE $3,214,882
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,056,058
   Administrative Expenses $105,252
   Fundraising Expenses $173,202
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,334,512
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,880,370
   
Net Assets $17,216,900

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
Clinical Research $706,451 66.9%
Peer-reviewed Patient Education Materials $349,607 33.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 02/01/2021 90.99 four stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 89.80 three stars
2017-06 04/01/2019 89.58 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 87.81 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 86.25 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 82.97 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 86.27 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.44 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.80 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 85.38 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 88.72 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 87.34 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.24 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 83.89 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 75.26 two stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 75.51 two stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 78.12 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 88.30 three stars
2004-06 06/01/2005 78.31 two 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 36-3286520
Name in IRS Master File THE CHEST FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
Foundation Status Organizations operated solely for the benefit of and in conjunction with organizations described in 10 through 16 above.  509(a)(3)
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 October, 1986
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Robert Musacchio CEO & Executive VP $323,711

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CHEST Foundation (IL) 90.99 four stars
AORN Foundation (CO) 92.77 four stars
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation (IL) 94.11 four stars
American Nurses Foundation (MD) 90.66 four stars
Byrnes Health Education Center (PA) 91.51 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

CHEST Foundation
2595 Patriot Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
tel: (224) 521-9520
fax: (224) 521-9801
EIN: 36-3286520

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Board Leadership

Ian T. Nathanson
President & Trustee

CEO

Robert Musacchio
CEO & Executive VP

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