Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation

Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation Overview

Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation is located in Bala Cynwyd, PA. The organization was established in 2005. According to its NTEE Classification (T20) the organization is classified as: Private Grantmaking Foundations, under the broad grouping of Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations and related organizations. As of 12/2020, Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation employed 70 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 12/2020, Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation generated $18.6m in total revenue. The organization has seen a slow decline revenue. Over the past 6 years, revenues have fallen by an average of (1.9%) each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $15.2m during the year ending 12/2020. As we would expect to see with falling revenues, expenses have declined by (4.0%) per year over the past 6 years. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2016, Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation has awarded 305 individual grants totaling $58,479,479. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2020

Describe the Organization's Mission:

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THE FOUNDATION'S PURPOSE IS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR PEDIATRIC CANCER TREATMENT AND RESEARCH. TO CHANGE THE LIVES OF CHILDREN WITH CANCER THROUGH FUNDING IMPACTFUL RESEARCH, RAISING AWARENESS, SUPPORTING, FAMILIES, AND EMPOWERING EVERYONE TO HELP CURE CHILDHOOD CANCER.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH FUND PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:- ALSF FUNDS CUTTING EDGE RESEARCH PROJECTS THAT SEEK TO FIND BETTER TREATMENTS FOR, AND CAUSES OF, CHILDHOOD CANCERS. PROJECTS ARE SELECTED THROUGH A COMPETITIVE GRANT REVIEW, WITH EACH APPLICATION RECEIVING MULTIPLE REVIEWS BY SCIENTISTS. THE FOCUS OF THE ALSF GRANT GIVING IS ON FILLING CRITICAL GAPS IN FUNDING FOR PEDIATRIC CANCER CURES, FROM EARLY INNOVATIVE SCIENCE ALL THE WAY THROUGH TO FIRST-IN-CHILDREN CLINICAL TRIALS. OF NOTE, ALSF IS ALSO THE ONLY CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH ORGANIZATION THAT HAS BEEN GIVEN THE NCI PEER-REVIEWED FUNDER DESIGNATION FOR RIGOROUS SELECTION OF RESEARCH GRANTS. - WE FUND PROMISING RESEARCH LEADING INTO EFFECTIVE AND LESS TOXIC CURES FOR ALL TYPES OF PEDIATRIC CANCER AT INSTITUTIONS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. OUR PROJECTS ARE SELECTED THROUGH A RIGOROUS PEER REVIEW PROCESS. ALSF FOCUS ON EVERY ASPECT OF RESEARCH FROM SEED FUNDING FOR EARLY INNOVATIVE IDEAS TO SUPPORTING CLINICAL TRIALS FOR NEW THERAPIES FOR KIDS.


ALSF WORKS TO BRING AWARENESS AND UNDERSTANDING OF CHILDHOOD CANCER TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND TO CHILDHOOD CANCER FAMILIES. HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:- ALSF ENCOURAGES AND EMPOWERS VOLUNTEERISM IN TENS OF THOUSANDS OF VOLUNTEERS ANNUALLY. ALSF BELIEVES THAT EVERYONE CAN PARTICIPATE IN THE CAUSE; TO THAT END ALSF HAS CREATED AWARENESS AND FUNDRAISING MECHANISMS THAT ARE EASY TO USE, EMPOWER PEOPLE OF ALL AGES AND WALKS OF LIFE, AND BRING THE STORIES AND FACTS OF CHILDHOOD CANCER TO COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY. - THE ALSF WEBSITE PROVIDES INFORMATION, FACTS, AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES GEARED TOWARD FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH CANCER SO THAT FAMILIES ARE EMPOWERED IN THEIR FIGHT AGAINST CHILDHOOD CANCER.


ALSF HAS CREATED UNIQUE FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAMS TO PROVIDE EMOTIONAL AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO FAMILIES WHILE THEIR CHILDREN ARE UNDERGOING TREATMENT FOR CANCER:- THE TRAVEL FOR CARE PROGRAM PROVIDES TRAVEL FOR FAMILIES WHO ARE FINANCIALLY BURDENED BY TRAVEL FOR TREATMENT FOR THEIR CHILDREN. THE PROGRAM IS UNIQUE IN THAT IT IS NOT A REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM - FAMILIES' NEEDS ARE IDENTIFIED VIA SOCIAL WORKERS AND ALSF PROVIDES UPFRONT SUPPORT TO PAY FOR AIRFARE, GAS CARDS AND LODGING AS NEEDED. THIS TYPE OF SUPPORT ALLOWS FAMILIES TO HAVE ACCESS TO THE BEST CARE POSSIBLE FOR THEIR CHILD REGARDLESS OF WHERE THEY LIVE. 463 FAMILIES ACROSS ALL 50 STATES WERE HELPED, AND THE AVERAGE ANNUAL INCOME OF A FAMILY SUPPORTED VIA THE TRAVEL FOR CARE PROGRAM IN 2020 WAS $41,308. - THE FOUNDATION PROVIDES A VARIETY OF VALUABLE INTERACTIVE RESOURCES TO CHILDHOOD CANCER FAMILIES FROM SIBLING SUPPORT, CHILDHOOD CANCER AMBASSADOR OPPORTUNITIES AND A TREATMENT JOURNAL FOR THE CHILDHOOD CANCER JOURNEY.


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Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation Board, Officers & Key Employees

Name (title)Compensation
Elizabeth Scott
Co-Executive Director
$155,465
Jason Scott
Co-Executive Director
$149,455
Jaclyn Taroni
Data Scientist
$130,564
Yonay Taylor
Chief Accounting Officer
$101,593
Kristin Kelly
Vice Chair
$0
Larry Vincent
Treasurer
$0

Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Marriott Business Services
Event Venue And Catering
$215,423
Town Country Event Rentals
Event Rentals
$110,708
Clever Name Here Inc
Website Development
$115,984
Warwick Hotel
Event Venue And Catering
$109,047
Childhood Cancer Guides
Childhood Cancer Guides Book Agreement
$258,427
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$88,670
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$1,648,314
Related organizations$0
Government grants $615,000
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$14,307,014
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $0
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$16,658,998
Total Program Service Revenue$0
Investment income $235,273
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $1,630,222
Net Rental Income $0
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $2,661
Net Income from Fundraising Events $25,683
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $27,271
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $18,580,108

Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation has awarded $8,266,520 in support to 61 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

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Houston, TX

PURPOSE: PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH

$919,116

DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE

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Boston, MA

PURPOSE: PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH

$719,753

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA

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Philadelphia, PA

PURPOSE: PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH

$688,255

RESEARCH INSTITUTE AT NATIONWIDE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

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Columbus, OH

PURPOSE: PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH

$410,000

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL CENTER

PURPOSE: PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH

$405,000

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY - SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

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Baltimore, MD

PURPOSE: PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH

$387,368
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Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 39 grants that Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation has recieved totaling $211,319.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
American Online Giving Foundation Inc

Newark, DE

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$129,747
Smidt Fam Foundation

Newbury Park, CA

PURPOSE: IN FURTHERANCE OF SECTION 501(C)(3) CHARITABLE PURPOSE.

$25,000
Network For Good Inc

Washington, DC

PURPOSE: Unrestricted

$22,168
Americas Charities

Chantilly, VA

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$5,524
Bank Of America Charitable Foundation Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$5,000
Bank Of America Charitable Foundation Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$5,000
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$2,536,136
Earnings$396,546
Net Contributions$85,187
Other Expense$68,000
Ending Balance$2,949,869

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