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Health : Medical Research (Fundraising)

Be The Match Foundation

A legacy of support for the National Marrow Donor Program

92.52

500 North 5th Street Minneapolis, MN 55401
tel: (800) 507-5427   Web Site
EIN: 41-1704734

Board Leadership
Jiro Okochi
Chair

CEO
Joy King
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.52
  Financial 90.21
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
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

90.21

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

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)
77.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.15
  Program Expenses Growth 12.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Be The Match Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Be The Match Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Be The Match Foundation (MN) 92.52
Sarcoma Foundation of America (MD) 92.85
The Hastings Center (NY) 86.65
Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation (MD) 89.90
The Hope Foundation (MI) 90.10

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Be The Match Foundation (previously The Marrow Foundation) was created by Admiral E.R. Zumwalt Jr., in 1991 to secure support for the work of the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP). Thousands of patients with leukemia and other life-threatening diseases depend on Be The Match Foundation to raise funds to support the work of the NMDP. We use your financial contributions to: grow the Be The Match Registry, provide financial assistance to help patients throughout their transplant journey, and advance medical discovery to help patients live longer, healthier lives.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,927,936
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,198,739
   Related Organizations $3,876,311
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,002,986
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,002,986
   Other Revenue $256,884
TOTAL REVENUE $12,259,870
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,924,554
   Administrative Expenses $1,213,533
   Fundraising Expenses $2,229,162
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,367,249
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,107,379
   
Net Assets $16,010,988

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
Recruitment $4,615,683 38.7%
Patient Assistance $3,374,986 28.3%
Research $2,749,577 23.1%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 12/01/2016 92.52
2014-09 06/01/2016 83.86
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 82.28
2013-09 09/01/2014 81.55
2012-09 11/01/2013 91.86
2011-09 08/01/2012 97.01
2010-09 02/01/2012 86.92
2009-09 09/20/2011 73.66
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/01/2010 73.33
2008-09 09/01/2009 89.97
2006-12 12/01/2007 90.14
2005-12 12/01/2006 90.19
2004-12 10/01/2005 92.55
2003-12 08/01/2005 76.83

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 41-1704734
Name in IRS Master File BE THE MATCH FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T99
NTEE Classification Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations N.E.C.
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 January, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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
$368,772 2.39% Christine C. Fleming President

Be The Match Foundation (previously The Marrow Foundation) was created by Admiral E.R. Zumwalt Jr., in 1991 to secure support for the work of the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP). Thousands of patients with leukemia and other life-threatening diseases depend on Be The Match Foundation to raise funds to support the work of the NMDP. We use your financial contributions to: grow the Be The Match Registry, provide financial assistance to help patients throughout their transplant journey, and advance medical discovery to help patients live longer, healthier lives.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Be The Match Foundation (MN) 92.52
Sarcoma Foundation of America (MD) 92.85
Emergency Medicine Foundation (TX) 90.23
Retina Foundation of the Southwest (TX) 96.64
Cure Alzheimer's Fund (MA) 100.00

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Charity Contact Info

Be The Match Foundation
500 North 5th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401
tel: (800) 507-5427
EIN: 41-1704734

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Board Leadership

Jiro Okochi
Chair

CEO

Joy King
President

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