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CURE Childhood Cancer

Imagine a world without childhood cancer

four stars

92.24

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 92.24 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.46
  Program Expenses Growth 22.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.6%
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) 92.24 four stars
Israel Cancer Association USA (FL) 87.30 three stars
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (CT) 92.61 four stars
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (MD) 96.22 four stars
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation (CA) 91.98 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,398,996
   Federated Campaigns $44,580
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $741,288
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,184,864
   Program Service Revenue $7,936
Total Primary Revenue $4,192,800
   Other Revenue $188,846
TOTAL REVENUE $4,381,646
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $4,677,962
   Administrative Expenses $315,452
   Fundraising Expenses $245,288
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,238,702
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-857,056
   
Net Assets $1,882,187

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 $3,138,864 66.5%
Patient and Family Support $935,685 19.8%
Education $642,782 13.6%

Ratings History
CURE Childhood Cancer has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$206,563 3.94% Kristin Connor Executive Director

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CURE Childhood Cancer (GA) 92.24 four stars
Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (CA) 90.56 four stars
Israel Cancer Association USA (FL) 87.30 three stars
The THANC Foundation (NY) 89.10 three stars
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 95.40 four 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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