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Kidney Cancer Association

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four stars

97.46

1608 S Ashland Av #38269
Chicago, IL 60608
tel: (800) 850-9132   Web Site
EIN: 36-3719712

Board Leadership
Christopher G. Wood
Chairman

CEO
William P. Bro
Executive Secretary

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.46 four stars
  Financial 96.41 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1990, the Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) is a charitable organization made up of patients, family members, physicians, researchers, and other health professionals globally. We fund, promote, and collaborate with the National Cancer Institute, American Society for Clinical Oncology, American Urological Association, and other institutions on research projects. We educate families and physicians, and serve as an advocate on behalf of patients at the state and federal levels. We encourage both private and public sector institutions to do more research on kidney cancer, and we help researchers in academic medical centers, government, and industry with money and information.

Founded in 1990, the Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) is a charitable organization made up of patients, family members, physicians, researchers, and other health professionals globally. We fund, promote, and collaborate with the National Cancer Institute, American Society for Clinical Oncology, American Urological Association, and other institutions on research projects. We educate families and physicians, and serve as an advocate on behalf of patients at the state and federal levels. We encourage both private and public sector institutions to do more research on kidney cancer, and we help researchers in academic medical centers, government, and industry with money and information.

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Financial

four stars

96.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
88.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 17.23
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kidney Cancer Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kidney Cancer Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kidney Cancer Association (IL) 97.46 four stars
Skin Cancer Foundation (NY) 89.48 three stars
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (CA) 93.02 four stars
Commonweal (CA) 94.91 four stars
Cancer Wellness Center (IL) 97.51 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,504,432
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,504,432
   Program Service Revenue $298,980
Total Primary Revenue $2,803,412
   Other Revenue $744,011
TOTAL REVENUE $3,547,423
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,520,398
   Administrative Expenses $76,287
   Fundraising Expenses $96,752
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,693,437
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,853,986
   
Net Assets $24,087,116

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
Research $815,658 53.6%
Education $635,973 41.8%
Advocacy $68,767 4.5%

Ratings History
Kidney Cancer Association has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-10 08/01/2018 97.46 four stars
2016-10 12/01/2017 91.36 four stars
2015-10 11/01/2016 91.36 four stars
2014-10 06/01/2016 92.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-10 09/01/2015 85.08 three stars
2013-10 11/01/2014 90.18 four stars
2012-10 09/01/2013 92.25 four stars
2011-10 07/01/2012 90.76 four stars
2010-10 09/20/2011 94.86 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-10 11/24/2010 93.32 four stars
2008-10 10/01/2009 95.75 four stars
2007-10 09/01/2008 98.54 four stars
2006-10 07/01/2007 88.62 three stars
2005-10 07/01/2006 79.69 two stars
2004-10 09/01/2005 72.38 two 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 36-3719712
Name in IRS Master File KIDNEY CANCER ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code H99
NTEE Classification Medical Research N.E.C.
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
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 December, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End October
IRS Forms 990
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  • October, 2017
  • October, 2016
  • October, 2015
  • October, 2014
  • October, 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
$154,233 9.10% Carolyn Konosky President, CEO

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Charity Contact Info

Kidney Cancer Association
1608 S Ashland Av
#38269
Chicago, IL 60608
tel: (800) 850-9132
fax: (847) 332-2978
EIN: 36-3719712

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 803338 #38269
Chicago, IL 60680

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Board Leadership

Christopher G. Wood
Chairman

CEO

William P. Bro
Executive Secretary

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