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CURE Childhood Cancer

Imagine a world without childhood cancer

four stars

95.47

200 Ashford Center North Suite 250
Atlanta, GA 30338
tel: (800) 443-2873   Web Site
EIN: 58-1244138

Board Leadership
Lisa Heskett
President

CEO
Kristin Connor
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1975, CURE Childhood Cancer is dedicated to conquering childhood cancer through funding targeted research and through supporting patients and their families. Since its establishment as a grass-roots organization, CURE has focused its efforts on improving the care, quality of life, and survival rate of children with cancer. The founders, parents and a dedicated pediatric oncologist, joined forces to support laboratory research that would translate into immediate care for children with cancer. Since that time, CURE has raised millions of dollars to fund cutting edge research at the Aflac Cancer Center Blood Disorders Service at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine and other top pediatric cancer research institutions - focusing on projects which are likely to have a clinical or therapeutic impact within five years. Through innovative programming, CURE also provides support for patients and their families.

Founded in 1975, CURE Childhood Cancer is dedicated to conquering childhood cancer through funding targeted research and through supporting patients and their families. Since its establishment as a grass-roots organization, CURE has focused its efforts on improving the care, quality of life, and survival rate of children with cancer. The founders, parents and a dedicated pediatric oncologist, joined forces to support laboratory research that would translate into immediate care for children with cancer. Since that time, CURE has raised millions of dollars to fund cutting edge research at the Aflac Cancer Center Blood Disorders Service at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine and other top pediatric cancer research institutions - focusing on projects which are likely to have a clinical or therapeutic impact within five years. Through innovative programming, CURE also provides support for patients and their families.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth 19.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CURE Childhood Cancer on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CURE Childhood Cancer on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CURE Childhood Cancer (GA) 95.47 four stars
ICRF (NY) 86.78 three stars
Lung Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 88.79 three stars
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (CT) 92.61 four stars
A Kids' Brain Tumor Cure (NY) 97.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,228,107
   Federated Campaigns $52,424
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $798,244
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,078,775
   Program Service Revenue $6,389
Total Primary Revenue $5,085,164
   Other Revenue $55,444
TOTAL REVENUE $5,140,608
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $3,636,654
   Administrative Expenses $304,663
   Fundraising Expenses $387,855
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,329,172
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $811,436
   
Net Assets $2,650,808

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 & Fellowships $1,830,913 49.7%
Education $782,003 21.2%
Patient and Family Support $1,074,488 29.1%

Ratings History
CURE Childhood Cancer has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2017 95.47 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 92.24 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 93.67 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 93.58 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 91.73 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 91.75 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.82 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 96.49 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 93.20 four stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 93.20 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 88.85 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 98.88 four stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 99.22 four 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 58-1244138
Name in IRS Master File CURE CHILDHOOD CANCER INC
NTEE Code H31
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(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 March, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$214,447 4.95% Kristin Connor Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CURE Childhood Cancer (GA) 95.47 four stars
Entertainment Industry Foundation (CA) 93.26 four stars
Breast Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 91.16 four stars
Lung Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 88.79 three stars
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (MA) 89.82 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

CURE Childhood Cancer
200 Ashford Center North
Suite 250
Atlanta, GA 30338
tel: (800) 443-2873
fax: (770) 986-0038
EIN: 58-1244138

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Board Leadership

Lisa Heskett
President

CEO

Kristin Connor
Executive Director

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