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CHEST Foundation

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

three stars

86.27

2595 Patriot Boulevard Glenview, IL 60026
tel: (224) 521-9527   Web Site
EIN: 36-3286520

Board Leadership
Michael E. Nelson, MD, FCCP
President & Trustee

CEO
Sue Reimbold, MA
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.27 three stars
  Financial 84.01 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

84.01

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
72.8%
  Administrative Expenses 18.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.77
  Program Expenses Growth -5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CHEST Foundation (IL) 86.27 three stars
American Society of Transplant Surgeons (VA) 90.18 four stars
AORN Foundation (CO) 86.79 three stars
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (DC) 86.54 three stars
American Society of Transplantation (NJ) 96.26 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,331,086
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $127,500
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,458,586
   Program Service Revenue $25,510
Total Primary Revenue $1,484,096
   Other Revenue $412,441
TOTAL REVENUE $1,896,537
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,043,627
   Administrative Expenses $300,950
   Fundraising Expenses $163,514
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,508,091
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $388,446
   
Net Assets $12,584,352

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
Peer-reviewed Patient Education Materials $537,528 51.5%
Clinical Research $509,099 48.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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 Compensation from Affiliates
$92,308 6.12% Megan Schagrin Executive Director $179,437

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CHEST Foundation (IL) 86.27 three stars
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation (IL) 96.45 four stars
AORN Foundation (CO) 86.79 three stars
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (DC) 86.54 three stars
American Society of Transplant Surgeons (VA) 90.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

CHEST Foundation
2595 Patriot Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
tel: (224) 521-9527
fax: (224) 521-9801
EIN: 36-3286520

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Board Leadership

Michael E. Nelson, MD, FCCP
President & Trustee

CEO

Sue Reimbold, MA
Executive Director

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