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Executive Compensation at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is primarily engaged in raising funds and making grants to further medical research to prevent and cure breast cancer.  With 51 employees, BCRF is based in New York City. In 2017, the organization raised $73 million and awarded $59 million in grants, which is about 80% of revenue. BCRF has about $22 million in net fund assets, most of which is unrestricted.

Total compensation-related costs were $6.7 million for the 51 employees, which equates to about $131,000 each. However, 14 individuals received more than $100,000 in total compensation with the most highly compensated individuals listed below: Read more »


Where Does $100 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation Go?

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) was founded in 1993 as an independent, not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) dedicated to preventing and curing breast cancer by supporting scientific research. Consequently, the organization engages in primarily two functions: raising funds and awarding grants.  Based in New York, BCRF has about 51 employees dedicated to these functions and managing the organization. So, the key question becomes:  just how much of the revenue raised was awarded in grants? About 80%, according to the most recent financial information.

The Form 990 (2016 representing the year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017) for BCRF reports the following key information with regards to revenue and expenses, grants, assets and liabilities, and fundraising. Read more »


Brooks Brothers, Golden Fleece Foundation Charity, and St. Jude’s

During the holiday season, Brooks Brothers puts a big effort into convincing customers to contribute to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and other charities at the point-of-sale and through promotions for the Golden Fleece Foundation Charity, a 501 (c) (3) exempt private foundation that supports many non-profits. Read more »