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Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation

Join us in the fight against Niemann-Pick Type C Disease!

two stars

78.31

4729 East Sunrise Drive Suite 327
Tucson, AZ 85718
tel: (520) 577-5106   Web Site
EIN: 86-0775966

Board Leadership
Ara Parseghian
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Cindy Parseghian
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.31 two stars
  Financial 78.63 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

two stars

78.63

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 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)
85.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth -1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 54.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation (AZ) 78.31 two stars
National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation (VA) 91.99 four stars
International Rett Syndrome Foundation (OH) 87.34 three stars
National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (FL) 98.23 four stars
Rheumatology Research Foundation (GA) 98.23 four stars

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Founded in 1994, the Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation is a grassroots organization dedicated to funding medical research projects to find a treatment for Niemann-Pick Type C (NP-C) disease and related neurodegenerative disorders. As of January 2009, 25 medical research projects are being funded by the Foundation in the United States and throughout the world. Another 50 grants have been funded by the Parseghian Foundation in the past. Of the more than 400 rare disease organizations in America, the Parseghian Foundation is a leader in raising funds totaling $33 million in fourteen years.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,083,103
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $37,280
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,120,383
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,120,383
   Other Revenue $1,841
TOTAL REVENUE $1,122,224
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $660,759
   Administrative Expenses $51,844
   Fundraising Expenses $112,221
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $824,824
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $297,400
   
Net Assets $555,060

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 Grants $660,759 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2016 78.31 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 85.10 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 71.28 two stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 66.74 one star
2011-06 07/01/2012 64.20 one star
2010-06 04/01/2012 71.18 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 86-0775966
Name in IRS Master File ARA PARSEGHIAN MEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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, 1994
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
$67,000 8.12% Cindy K. Parseghian President

Founded in 1994, the Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation is a grassroots organization dedicated to funding medical research projects to find a treatment for Niemann-Pick Type C (NP-C) disease and related neurodegenerative disorders. As of January 2009, 25 medical research projects are being funded by the Foundation in the United States and throughout the world. Another 50 grants have been funded by the Parseghian Foundation in the past. Of the more than 400 rare disease organizations in America, the Parseghian Foundation is a leader in raising funds totaling $33 million in fourteen years.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation (AZ) 78.31 two stars
International Rett Syndrome Foundation (OH) 87.34 three stars
Alliance for Lupus Research (NY) 86.09 three stars
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (NC) 85.09 three stars
Monell Chemical Senses Center (PA) 86.96 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation
4729 East Sunrise Drive
Suite 327
Tucson, AZ 85718
tel: (520) 577-5106
fax: (520) 577-5212
EIN: 86-0775966

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Board Leadership

Ara Parseghian
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Cindy Parseghian
President

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