Better Business Bureau Report for
International Essential Tremor Foundation

Better Business Bureau Report issued January 2018
Better Business Bureau Report expires January 2020


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Charity Contact Information

Name: International Essential Tremor Foundation
Address: 11111 W. 95th Street Ste 260
  OVERLAND PARK, KS 66214
Phone: 913-341-3880
Web Address: www.essentialtremor.org
Also known as:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Formerly known as:

Year, State Incorporated: 1988, IL
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The International Essential Tremor Foundation provides hope to the essential tremor (ET) community worldwide through awareness, education, support, and research.

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Evaluation Conclusions

              

International Essential Tremor Foundation meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Programs

              

The IETF's principal service activities are as follows: 1. Expand awareness with patients to allow them to become advocates to doctors and the medical community 2. Educate both the community members and those unaware of ET 3. Increase the IETF’s involvement in research for treatments and a cure for ET

For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, International Essential Tremor Foundation's program expenses were:

  
Program 470,174
Total Program Expenses: $470,174
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Governance

              

Chief Executive : Patrick McCartney, Executive Director
Compensation*: 
$90,250

Chair of the Board: Kelly Lyons
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Director of Research Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Center, University of Kansas Medical Center

Board Size: 6

Paid Staff Size: 3

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising

              

Method(s) Used:

direct mail, telephone, grant proposals, internet
Fund raising costs were 4% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $859,244, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status

              

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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Financial

              

The following information is based on International Essential Tremor Foundation's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017.

Source of Funds  
Memorials & Bequests 368,323
Annual donations 363,749
Special events 68,503
Research 53,899
Grants 50,000
Investment income 35,213
Other revenues 13,817
Contributions 4,770
Total Income $958,274


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Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 79%  Fund Raising: 6%  Administrative: 15% 

Total income $958,274
Program expenses $470,174
Fund raising expenses 36,535
Administrative expenses 86,377
Total expenses $593,086
Income in Excess of Expenses 365,188
Beginning net assets 1,961,912
Ending net assets 2,327,100
Total liabilities 18,236
Total assets $2,345,336


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