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Lymphoma Research Foundation

Working to cure lymphoma and helping those affected by the disease

two stars

79.83

Wall Street Plaza - 88 Pine Street Suite 2400
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 349-2910   Web Site
EIN: 95-4335088

Board Leadership
Michael Werner
Chairman

CEO
Meghan Gutierrez
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.83 two stars
  Financial 71.77 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation's largest lymphoma-focused voluntary health organization devoted exclusively to funding lymphoma research and providing people with lymphoma and healthcare professionals with up-to-date education about this type of cancer. The LRF mission is to eradicate lymphoma and serve those touched by the disease. The Foundation invests millions of dollars every year to combat lymphoma and assist those whose lives have been affected by a lymphoma diagnosis. LRF is dedicated to identifying a cure through an aggressively-funded research program and to helping members of the lymphoma community by providing comprehensive, disease-specific programs and services. LRF was formed in November 2001 by the merger of the Cure for Lymphoma Foundation (CFL) and the Lymphoma Research Foundation of America (LRFA)

The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation's largest lymphoma-focused voluntary health organization devoted exclusively to funding lymphoma research and providing people with lymphoma and healthcare professionals with up-to-date education about this type of cancer. The LRF mission is to eradicate lymphoma and serve those touched by the disease. The Foundation invests millions of dollars every year to combat lymphoma and assist those whose lives have been affected by a lymphoma diagnosis. LRF is dedicated to identifying a cure through an aggressively-funded research program and to helping members of the lymphoma community by providing comprehensive, disease-specific programs and services. LRF was formed in November 2001 by the merger of the Cure for Lymphoma Foundation (CFL) and the Lymphoma Research Foundation of America (LRFA)

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of Facebook followers
55,511
Number of people on the organization's email list
141,757
Number of new advocates recruited
226
This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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

two stars

71.77

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
73.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.19
  Program Expenses Growth -5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lymphoma Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lymphoma Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lymphoma Research Foundation (NY) 79.83 two stars
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (TX) 86.00 three stars
The V Foundation (NC) 95.79 four stars
International Myeloma Foundation (CA) 91.16 four stars
Colorectal Cancer Alliance (DC) 89.88 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,465,987
   Federated Campaigns $46,354
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,716,752
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,229,093
   Program Service Revenue $2,791,017
Total Primary Revenue $10,020,110
   Other Revenue $727
TOTAL REVENUE $10,020,837
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,940,252
   Administrative Expenses $493,641
   Fundraising Expenses $2,027,419
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,461,312
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,559,525
   
Net Assets $10,357,459

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
Educational Programs and Patient Services $2,943,183 49.5%
Research $2,213,436 37.3%
Communication and Advocacy $783,633 13.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 79.83 two stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 79.06 two stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 80.33 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 78.86 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 79.30 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 73.34 two stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 91.31 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 89.17 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 78.45 two stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 80.97 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 79.71 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 74.07 two stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 88.52 three stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 91.92 four stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 93.56 four stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 93.82 four stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 96.59 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 95-4335088
Name in IRS Master File LYMPHOMA RESEARCH FOUNDATION
NTEE Code G80
NTEE Classification Specifically Named Diseases
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 August, 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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$250,224 2.95% Meghan Gutierrez Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lymphoma Research Foundation (NY) 79.83 two stars
Colorectal Cancer Alliance (DC) 89.88 three stars
Commonweal (CA) 96.66 four stars
Fight Colorectal Cancer (MO) 95.05 four stars
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (CA) 92.93 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lymphoma Research Foundation
Wall Street Plaza - 88 Pine Street
Suite 2400
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 349-2910
fax: (212) 349-2886
EIN: 95-4335088

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Board Leadership

Michael Werner
Chairman

CEO

Meghan Gutierrez
Chief Executive Officer

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