EIN 58-1711612

Biomedical Research Foundation (BRF)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
68
Year formed
1986
Most recent tax filings
2020-09-01
Description
To be a catalyst for positive economic change in north Louisiana has attracted an all-volunteer board of key local civic leaders and experienced and capable professionals from throughout the United States.
Also known as...
Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana; BRF Hospital Holdings Shreveport LLC; BRFHH Shreveport and Monroe Campuses

Program areas at BRF

Operated a positron emission tomography imaging center and a related radiopharmaceutical production facility which served 1,882 patients during the year, of which 774 were free or substantially discounted for indigent persons. The center also worked with various national companies to support clinical and pre-clinical trials. The cgmp radiopharmaceutical manufacturing facility is capable of producing different radiopharmaceuticals and provides radiopharmaceuticals to other scanners in the region.
The digital media institute prepares its students for employment in the real world. Utilizing a "learn by doing" approach, the instructors and administrators create an atmosphere that facliitates real-world scenarios designed to educate students in a project-based format that accurately mimics the pressures and deadlines similar to those they will face upon graduation. The one-year intensive program gives students immersive training and access to opportunities in the digital media industry that are specifically focused on animation and visual effects, as well as digital game development. Students who complete the course leave the program with extensive training in industry-standard programs and applications. Students who give their full effort leave the program with a portfolio that can be used in interviews and demo reels.
Operated a ten story, 160,000 sq ft Research facility housing 56 state-of-the-art wet labs, an animal care facility, a positron emission tomography (pet) imaging center and related administrative offices. The 56 wet labs and animal facility are leased to lsuhsc-s to support its basic science Research program. The pet center provides imaging to support patients of lsuhsc-s and the regional medical community as well as support for the animal imaging program at lsuhsc-s. The Research facility provided essential Research space needed to support the acquisition of lsuhsc-s extramural funding.conducted activities related to the establishment of a science & technology business park including support for scientific economic development projects, workforce development and education. Provided financial and programmatic assistance to prospective park tenants. Provided land for development including environmental remediation. Maintained multiple leased properties, including a 33,000 sq ft cgmp manufacturing facility and multiple incubator facilities. Intertech activities also include support for six k-12 and higher education programs.

Form 990s for BRF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-092021-09-03990View PDF
2019-092020-10-22990View PDF
2018-092019-10-21990View PDF
2017-092018-10-16990View PDF
2016-092017-10-24990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

Who funds Biomedical Research Foundation (BRF)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Community FoundationFor General Support; Give for Good Grant; for the Center for Molecular Imaging and Therapy$130,520
 View purchase optionsPatient Assistance$24,898
 View purchase optionsEap Pitch and Business Plan Competition for Higher Ed$8,000
...and 1 more grants received

Grants made by BRF

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
LSU Health Sciences Foundation ShreveportSponsorship$92,088
Lsu in Shreveport FoundationSponsorship$12,000

Financials for BRF

RevenuesFYE 09/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,311,774
Program services$13,390,869
Investment income and dividends$984,781
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$5,578,147
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,112,295
Total revenues$25,377,866

Personnel at BRF

NameTitleCompensation
John GeorgePresident and Chief Executive Officer$875,621
James D DeanExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer$723,412
Jay MeyersVice President for External Affairs$158,929
 View purchase optionsVice President Research Development Ad$177,887
 View purchase optionsExecutive Director$245,416
...and 13 more key personnel

Organizations like BRF

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research (PAVIR)Palo Alto, CA$29,572,642
Children's Hospital Radiology FoundationBoston, MA$38,033,711
ECRI Institute - ECRI - ECRI Institute PSO (ECRI)Plymouth Meeting, PA$68,470,111
Children's National Research Institute (CNHS)Washington, DC$63,337,060
Wistar InstitutePhiladelphia, PA$64,459,000
Aids Research Foundation or AMFARNew York, NY$31,341,390
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical ResearchCambridge, MA$72,327,232
Nicklaus Children's Health SystemMiami, FL$122,267,186
New York Genome Center (NYGC)New York, NY$42,244,445
Baton Rouge General Medical CenterBaton Rouge, LA$101,932,804
Baystate Noble HospitalWestfield, MA$55,287,286
Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI)Jupiter, FL$22,460,127
Arkansas Children's Research InstituteLittle Rock, AR$28,013,830
Baylor Scott & White Medical Centers- Capitol AreaDallas, TX$66,720,206
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF)Oklahoma City, OK$95,128,697
Cohen Veterans BioscienceCambridge, MA$16,470,665
The Translational Genomics Research InstitutePhoenix, AZ$77,428,548
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research BangladeshBangladesh, $70,239,988
CastWakefield, MA$10,530,188
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT)Columbus, OH$18,927,145
KidsPeace CorporationSchnecksville, PA$30,284,120
Hartford Healthcare at HomeWethersfield, CT$88,577,958
MaineHealthPortland, ME$66,828,560
Memorial Health SystemSpringfield, IL$77,803,131
The Forsyth InstituteCambridge, MA$15,162,236
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$25,377,866
2019
Yearly growth
-96.2%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$18,677,342
2019
Yearly growth
-97%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$105,944,919
2019
Yearly growth
-77.3%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
68
2019
Yearly growth
-98.3%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
Post Office Box 38050
Shreveport, LA 71133
Metro area
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
County
Caddo Parish, LA
Website URL
brfla.org/ 
Phone
(318) 716-4190
IRS details
EIN
58-1711612
Fiscal year end
September
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1986
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
H90: Medical Specialty Research
NAICS code, primary
622: Hospitals
Parent/child status
Independent