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ABC² (Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure)

Brain cancer breakthroughs don't follow conventional wisdom. Neither do we.

two stars

78.51

1717 Rhode Island Avenue, NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 419-3140   Web Site
EIN: 52-2320756

Board Leadership
Steve Case
Chair

CEO
Max Wallace
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.51 two stars
  Financial 69.61 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

one star

69.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
51.0%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 33.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.69
  Program Expenses Growth 7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ABC² (Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ABC² (Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ABC² (Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure) (DC) 78.51 two stars
Chordoma Foundation (NC) 90.60 four stars
The THANC Foundation (NY) 89.10 three stars
Prevent Cancer Foundation (VA) 90.03 four stars
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 95.40 four stars

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ABC² (Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure) invests in research aimed at finding the fastest possible route to a cure. Brain cancer breakthroughs don't follow conventional wisdom. Neither do we. ABC² partners with scientists, physicians and drug companies to push the limits of science and technology. We have awarded more than 100 grants totaling over $20 million to world-renowned researchers and physician-scientists from 54 institutions.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $881,024
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,496,172
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,377,196
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,377,196
   Other Revenue $-9,813
TOTAL REVENUE $2,367,383
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,659,417
   Administrative Expenses $305,400
   Fundraising Expenses $638,374
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,603,191
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-235,808
   
Net Assets $3,103,508

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
Funding Translational Research $1,659,417 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 78.51 two stars
2014-12 02/01/2017 73.48 two stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 73.33 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 72.36 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 71.16 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 74.91 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 83.92 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 80.37 three stars
2010-12 06/01/2012 82.22 three 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 52-2320756
Name in IRS Master File ACCELERATE BRAIN CANCER CURE INC
NTEE Code H12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 July, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • 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
$250,855 9.63% Max Wallace Chief Executive Officer

ABC² (Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure) invests in research aimed at finding the fastest possible route to a cure. Brain cancer breakthroughs don't follow conventional wisdom. Neither do we. ABC² partners with scientists, physicians and drug companies to push the limits of science and technology. We have awarded more than 100 grants totaling over $20 million to world-renowned researchers and physician-scientists from 54 institutions.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ABC² (Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure) (DC) 78.51 two stars
Breast Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 91.16 four stars
The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research (NY) 98.23 four stars
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (MA) 89.82 three stars
Tower Cancer Research Foundation (CA) 85.35 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

ABC² (Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure)
1717 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 419-3140
EIN: 52-2320756

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Board Leadership

Steve Case
Chair

CEO

Max Wallace
Chief Executive Officer

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