The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is a top-rated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (EIN: 13-1837442) that upholds the highest standards of fiscal responsibility, integrity, transparency, and accountability. CRI provides open disclosure of our financial information and governance to donors in charity watchdog ratings, annual reports, audited financial statements, and IRS 990 forms. When you give to CRI, you can trust your charitable investment will be spent wisely and will make the greatest possible impact in cancer immunotherapy research to save more lives.
In fiscal year 2021, 88 cents of every dollar spent went to programs.
Before choosing to donate, it's wise to research first how your charitable contribution will be spent with the help of watchdog groups, such as Charity Navigator, CharityWatch, GuideStar, and the Better Business Bureau. It's an easy way to check a charity's financial health and how much an organization spends on its programs versus overhead expenses. CRI consistently receives exemplary marks from watchdog groups, including an A Rating from CharityWatch, Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, and Four Stars from Charity Navigator. CRI is a proud member of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, meeting all 20 standards of charity accountability.
In 2017, 2018, and 2019, Cancer Research Institute was included among the Best Charities for Your Donations by Consumer Reports. In 2019 and 2020, Cancer Research Institute was included in the Great Nonprofits Top-Rated List. In 2019, Cancer Research Institute was included in Parade's curated list of charities for Giving Tuesday.
The Cancer Research Institute's annual reports recount our accomplishments in the previous fiscal year, ranging from impressive scientific work by CRI researchers to the impact of our awareness campaigns in building understanding of cancer immunotherapy with the general public. Moreover, the reports provide clear financial breakdowns of our revenues and how donor money is spent. In addition to the downloadable pdfs below, a copy of CRI’s annual report can be obtained by request from the New York State Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005 or request a printed copy by mail from the Cancer Research Institute.
2020 Annual Report
2019 Annual Report
2018 Annual Report
Audited Financial Statements
The Cancer Research Institute is audited annually to ensure proper fiscal responsibility. CRI provides these audited statements publicly to provide accountability and transparency to our supporters. (Fiscal year runs July 1-June 30.)
2021 and 2020 Audited Financial Statements
2020 and 2019 Audited Financial Statements
2019 and 2018 Audited Financial Statements
2018 and 2017 Audited Financial Statements
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, the Cancer Research Institute submits an annual information notice to the United States Internal Revenue Service each year with the IRS 990 form. CRI is happy to share this information with the government and general public for charitable and other regulatory oversight.
Fiscal Year 2021
Fiscal Year 2020
Fiscal Year 2019
Fiscal Year 2018
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