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Children's Cancer Research Fund

Children's Cancer Research Fund is dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer by providing funds to the University of Minnesota for research and training relating to the prevention, treatment and cure of childhood cancer. The organization also educates the public about pediatric cancer and supports quality-of-life programs for pediatric cancer patients and their families.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 12/13/2012
7301 Ohms Lane
Suite 460
Minneapolis, MN 55439
Phone: (952)893-9355
Fax: (952)893-9366
Other Names Used CCRF
EIN 41-1893645
Principal Staff John Hallberg, CEO
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 19
Number of Volunteers 650
General Information
Board Chair Dan Statsick
Number of Board Members 36
Board meetings with quorum 4
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 20.2
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
Children's Cancer Research Fund provided approximately $6.5 million dollars to the University of MN for research grants and $268,000 for direct patient and family services to support pediatric cancer families. In addition, Children's Cancer Research Fund is a go-to resource for information on childhood cancer and a source of inspiration to those touched by childhood cancer. Through various educational initiatives the organization reached more than 62 million people worldwide.
Current Goals
Continue to build community awareness through strategic partnerships; Increase our partnerships with pediatric cancer families to learn from their experiences and improve our services through Care Partners; Increase our investment in funding of seed grants that provide gap funding for important life saving research programming that without this funding would not come to fruition; and, continue to increase our net income to increase the amount of dollars that can impact improving the lives of pediatric cancer patients and survivors.
Community or Constituency Served
Pediatric cancer patients and their families. Impact is international.
Geographic Area Served
International Impact.
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $4,833,895 73.5%
Management: $220,535 3.4%
Fundraising: $1,519,151 23.1%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2011 2011 2010
End of Year: $0 $3,087,213 $2,211,179
Beginning of Year $0 $2,211,179 $1,736,766
Difference $0 $876,034 $474,413
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $0
Based on information provided on 2010 to 2011
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