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Breastcancer.org

Providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer

three stars

89.32

120 East Lancaster Avenue Suite 201
Ardmore, PA 19003
tel: (610) 642-6550   Web Site
EIN: 23-3082851

Board Leadership
Jane Hollingsworth
Board Chair

CEO
Marisa C. Weiss
President, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.32 three stars
  Financial 84.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

When dealing with breast cancer, most women feel overwhelmed by vast amounts of information, and are terrified by the burden of having to make critical decisions quickly. In 1999, Dr. Marisa Weiss, a nationally renowned breast oncologist, founded Breastcancer.org to address these growing needs. Breastcancer.org is dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer. Our mission is to help women and their loved ones make sense of the complex medical and personal information about breast cancer, so they can make the best decisions for their lives.

When dealing with breast cancer, most women feel overwhelmed by vast amounts of information, and are terrified by the burden of having to make critical decisions quickly. In 1999, Dr. Marisa Weiss, a nationally renowned breast oncologist, founded Breastcancer.org to address these growing needs. Breastcancer.org is dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer. Our mission is to help women and their loved ones make sense of the complex medical and personal information about breast cancer, so they can make the best decisions for their lives.

Financial

three stars

84.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.63
  Program Expenses Growth 5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Breastcancer.org on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Breastcancer.org on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Breastcancer.org (PA) 89.32 three stars
SHARE (NY) 91.66 four stars
National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund (DC) 85.32 three stars
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (CA) 88.13 three stars
Living Beyond Breast Cancer (PA) 96.12 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,279,518
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $645,288
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,924,806
   Program Service Revenue $1,136,660
Total Primary Revenue $4,061,466
   Other Revenue $-15,920
TOTAL REVENUE $4,045,546
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,717,356
   Administrative Expenses $364,946
   Fundraising Expenses $570,253
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,652,555
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-607,009
   
Net Assets $2,659,100

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
Breastcancer.org Information Website $1,844,627 49.6%
Community Forums $315,429 8.5%
Research News Program $129,738 3.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-05 10/01/2018 89.32 three stars
2017-05 09/01/2018 88.95 three stars
2016-05 12/01/2017 84.04 three stars
2015-05 10/01/2016 91.45 four stars
2014-05 06/01/2016 94.43 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 10/01/2015 94.28 four stars
2013-05 02/01/2015 94.15 four stars
2013-05 12/01/2014 90.68 four stars
2012-05 10/01/2013 94.24 four stars
2011-05 08/01/2012 94.30 four stars
2010-05 10/01/2011 92.76 four stars
2010-05 09/20/2011 89.76 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-05 07/01/2011 84.04 three stars
2009-05 11/01/2010 87.85 three stars
2008-05 10/01/2009 87.69 three stars
2007-05 10/01/2008 87.66 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 23-3082851
Name in IRS Master File BREASTCANCER ORG
NTEE Code H01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
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, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
  • May, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$203,263 4.36% Hope Wohl Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$236,438 5.08% Marisa Weiss Founder, President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Breastcancer.org (PA) 89.32 three stars
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (CA) 88.13 three stars
Living Beyond Breast Cancer (PA) 96.12 four stars
Bay Area Cancer Connections (CA) 90.32 four stars
National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund (DC) 85.32 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Breastcancer.org
120 East Lancaster Avenue
Suite 201
Ardmore, PA 19003
tel: (610) 642-6550
EIN: 23-3082851

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Board Leadership

Jane Hollingsworth
Board Chair

CEO

Marisa C. Weiss
President, Founder

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