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March of Dimes Foundation Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 10/25/2013: March of Dimes Foundation

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 07/14/2014: MARCH OF DIMES FOUNDATION

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White Plains, NY
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Basic Organization Information

March of Dimes Foundation Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 10/25/2013: March of Dimes Foundation

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 07/14/2014: MARCH OF DIMES FOUNDATION

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Physical Address: White Plains, NY 10605 
EIN: 13-1846366
Web URL: www.marchofdimes.com 
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Ruling Year: 1950 


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Mission Statement

With the success of the Salk vaccine in the mid 1950s, the March of Dimes turned its focus on birth defects, low birth weight and infant death. Over the past 75 years, March of Dimes' cutting edge research and innovative programs have saved millions of babies from death or disability.

Legitimacy Information

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Fiscal Year Starting: January 1, 2012
Fiscal Year Ending: December 31, 2012

Total Revenue $209,981,000
Total Expenses $220,409,000

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Fiscal Year Ending: December 31, 2012

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Jennifer L. Howse

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Programs

Program: Infant Health (GuideStar Exchange,
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Budget:
$178,333
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Population Served:
Infants/Babies (under age 5)

Program Description:

The March of Dimes mission to work toward the day when all babies are born healthy remained strong despite a weak economy. Because of the outstanding dedication of our volunteers and donors, we ended the year with $241.8 million in operating revenue. We are determined to continue funding research, helping moms, providing information and comfort to families and promoting the health of babies.

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Expert Reviews and Comments

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Evidence of Impact

March of Dimes Foundation follows its mission to support healthy pregnancies and help in early detection of defects and other abnormalities. As experts point out, the organization is dedicated to its mission through education and advocacy with no compromise.

Reduced Mortality of Prematurely Born Babies
March of Dimes Foundation eradicated polio, which brought attention to and reduced the mortality rate associated with premature babies. Foundation Professional
Commitment to preventing birth defects is the established branding for this organization and they have not strayed from this mission. Researcher and Faculty

Organizational Strengths

According to experts, March of Dimes Foundation has stable funding and effective programs for mothers and their children. They use in-depth research to inform their programs, education and services.

Strong Awareness Programs
March of Dimes Foundation has strong awareness programs and consistent financial support for research. Foundation Professional
They offer research-based information dissemination, direct support for research, and provision of direct services. Researcher and Faculty

Areas for Improvement

One of the recommendations for March of Dimes Foundation is to improve its funding strategy while lessening bureaucratic policies.

Increasing Income from Major Gifts
The organization could be less bureaucratic as well as improve cost ratios by increasing income from major gifts and not being so dependent upon grass roots financial support. Foundation Professional
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