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Executive Compensation at the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFFPR) is a 501 (c) (3) established in 2000 to assist in the development of better treatments for Parkinson’s Disease “through an aggressively funded research agenda.” Most foundations of this type are established to raise funds which are then awarded as research grants in the hopes of finding better treatments and ultimately a cure.

In 2017, the MJFFPR raised $104 million and awarded $82 million in grants, which equates to 79% of revenue (although in 2016, MJFFPR awarded $74 million in grants (representing 65% of total revenue). The remaining $22 million was primarily spent on compensation and office-related expenses. Read more »