Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

ABC² (Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure)

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

two stars

73.69

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 73.69 two stars
  Financial 63.67 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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 $21 million to world-renowned researchers and physician-scientists from 54 institutions. Since our founding in 2001, we have helped drive 30 treatments into the clinic for patients - an unmatched record for a nonprofit in our field.

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 $21 million to world-renowned researchers and physician-scientists from 54 institutions. Since our founding in 2001, we have helped drive 30 treatments into the clinic for patients - an unmatched record for a nonprofit in our field.

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Financial

one star

63.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
50.0%
  Administrative Expenses 17.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 32.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.34
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.42
  Program Expenses Growth 1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.0%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $804,931
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,107,743
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,912,674
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,912,674
   Other Revenue $2,681
TOTAL REVENUE $1,915,355
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $669,406
   Administrative Expenses $340,607
   Fundraising Expenses $574,271
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,584,284
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $331,071
   
Net Assets $2,819,388

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$305,599 19.28% Max Wallace President, CEO

Mission

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 $21 million to world-renowned researchers and physician-scientists from 54 institutions. Since our founding in 2001, we have helped drive 30 treatments into the clinic for patients - an unmatched record for a nonprofit in our field.

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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