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Health : Patient and Family Support

Cancer Support Community

So that no one faces cancer alone.

96.66

1050 17th Street, NW Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (888) 793-9355   Web Site
EIN: 95-4163931

Board Leadership
Jill Durovsik
Chair

CEO
Kim Thiboldeaux
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.66
  Financial 97.51
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

97.51

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.63
  Program Expenses Growth 7.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cancer Support Community on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cancer Support Community on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Cancer Support Community (DC) 96.66
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The mission of the Cancer Support Community is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. The Cancer Support Community is leading the way in empowering people affected by cancer, by addressing their individual needs, linking them to a community of support, and helping them to live better lives, so that no one faces cancer alone.

Formed from the union of two of the foremost cancer support organizations - The Wellness Community and Gilda's Club - the Cancer Support Community is one of the world's largest providers of cancer support services and the nation's largest employer of psychosocial oncology mental health professionals. Our grassroots network of over 50 local affiliates and over 100 satellite locations delivers a comprehensive array of personalized services to cancer patients, survivors, families and caregivers.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,933,632
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $391,800
   Fundraising Events $424,879
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,750,311
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,750,311
   Other Revenue $82,275
TOTAL REVENUE $6,832,586
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,988,128
   Administrative Expenses $354,782
   Fundraising Expenses $296,240
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,639,150
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,193,436
   
Net Assets $8,922,160

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.66
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 95.85
2013-12 05/01/2015 93.38
2012-12 11/01/2013 92.97
2011-06 11/06/2012 91.53
2011-06 07/01/2012 89.54
2011-06 06/01/2012 81.31
2010-06 09/20/2011 96.90
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 98.22
2009-06 08/01/2010 98.56
2008-06 08/01/2009 90.17
2007-06 03/01/2009 89.70
2006-06 03/01/2007 89.69
2005-06 04/01/2006 86.77
2004-06 11/01/2005 95.15

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 95-4163931
Name in IRS Master File CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
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 (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 February, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • 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
$232,034 4.11% Kim Thiboldeaux President, CEO

The mission of the Cancer Support Community is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. The Cancer Support Community is leading the way in empowering people affected by cancer, by addressing their individual needs, linking them to a community of support, and helping them to live better lives, so that no one faces cancer alone.

Formed from the union of two of the foremost cancer support organizations - The Wellness Community and Gilda's Club - the Cancer Support Community is one of the world's largest providers of cancer support services and the nation's largest employer of psychosocial oncology mental health professionals. Our grassroots network of over 50 local affiliates and over 100 satellite locations delivers a comprehensive array of personalized services to cancer patients, survivors, families and caregivers.

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Cancer Support Community (DC) 96.66
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Charity Contact Info

Cancer Support Community
1050 17th Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (888) 793-9355
EIN: 95-4163931

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Board Leadership

Jill Durovsik
Chair

CEO

Kim Thiboldeaux
Chief Executive Officer


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