EIN 62-0646012

St Jude Children's Research Hospital

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas, is one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases.
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Program areas at St Jude Children's Research Hospital

Patient care: the Hospital provided 19,201 inpatient days of care during the year. Our bone marrow transplantation program accounted for 4,622 or 24% of those inpatient days. Patients made 70,374 clinic visits during the year.
Education and training: as part of its mission, the Hospital has developed a global initiative (St. Jude global) to improve the survival rates of children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases worldwide. St. Jude global accomplishes this by sharing knowledge, technology and organizational skills, helping to implement new approaches to treat pediatric cancer globally, and developing regional networks committed to eradicating cancer in children. This mission will be achieved by focusing on three overriding goals: (1) to train the clinical workforce that will be required to meet our mission, (2) to develop and strengthen health systems and patient-centered initiatives that encompass the entire continuum of care required for children with cancer and non-malignant hematological diseases, and (3) to advance knowledge in global pediatric oncology and hematology through Research to sustain a continuous improvement in the level and quality of care delivered around the globe. These initiatives are spearheaded by St. Jude experts who work closely with healthcare professionals at our partner sites. In addition, a graduate program at the doctoral and master's level is offered through a wholly-owned subsidiary, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital graduate school of biomedical sciences, llc, to educate and train future generations of scientists seeking to understand the molecular basis of human disease and develop novel therapies based on that understanding.
Research: the current basic science and clinical Research at the Hospital includes work in gene therapy, chemotherapy, the biochemistry of normal and cancerous cells, radiation treatment, blood diseases, resistance to therapy, viruses, hereditary diseases, influenza, pediatric aids and physiological effects of catastrophic illnesses.

Grants made by St Jude Children's Research Hospital

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical CenterFinancial Support$1,000,000
Saint Francis Medical CenterOperation of ST. Jude Clinic$490,909
Gordon Research Conferences (GRC)Intrinsically Disordered Proteins and Acute Respiratory Infection Conferences$12,000

Who funds St Jude Children's Research Hospital

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
CHC Creating Healthier CommunitiesResearch/public Education$5,239,260
Schwab Charitable FundHealth$4,286,429
Renee and Edward Ross FoundationAs Needed$2,000,000
...and 992 more grants received totalling $33,475,016
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of Health and Human ServicesFEDERAL CONTRACT$21,184,167
Department of Health and Human ServicesALLERGY, IMMUNOLOGY AND TRANSPLANTATION RESEARCH$15,468,929
Department of Health and Human ServicesCANCER TREATMENT RESEARCH$10,118,886
...and 193 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at St Jude Children's Research Hospital

James R DowningPresident and Chief Executive Officer$2,269,403
William E EvansFaculty and Former President and Chief Executive Officer$975,035
Patricia A KeelExecutive Vice President , Cao and Chief Financial Officer / Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$617,676
Mary Anna QuinnFormer Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer / Executive Vice President and Chief Administration Officer$470,968
Keith PerrySenior Vice President
...and 5 more key personnel

Financials for St Jude Children's Research Hospital

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,094,131,374
Program services$125,905,299
Investment income and dividends$10,608
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$9,196,260
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-203,949
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$9,142,582
Total revenues$1,238,182,174

Form 990s for St Jude Children's Research Hospital

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-11990View PDF
2019-062020-10-15990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-06-14990View PDF
2016-062017-08-30990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Seattle Children's HospitalSeattle, WA$1,730,789,239
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, NY$999,167,000
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC)Cincinnati, OH$2,632,357,731
Boston Children's HospitalBoston, MA$2,042,518,732
National Jewish HealthDenver, CO$331,534,080
Moffitt Cancer CenterTampa, FL$1,369,161,087
Fox Chase Cancer CenterPhiladelphia, PA$415,428,111
Data update history
August 4, 2022
Received grants
Identified 158 new grant, including a grant for $5,239,260 from CHC Creating Healthier Communities
October 3, 2021
Received grants
Identified 325 new grant, including a grant for $1,685,083 from United Way Worldwide
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
August 7, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 8 new personnel
August 1, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
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General information
262 Danny Thomas Pl
Memphis, TN 38105
Metro area
Memphis, TN-MS-AR
Shelby County, TN
Website URL
(866) 278-5833
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NTEE code, primary
E24: Hospital, Specialty
NAICS code, primary
622: Hospitals
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