Who are McGrath Foundation?
McGrath Foundation “raise money to place McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities across Australia and seek to increase breast health understanding.”
They are a registered Australian charity. Their ABN is 23115566624.
Why do they exist?
McGrath Foundation’s vision is that “every family in Australia experiencing breast cancer has access to a breast care nurse no matter where they live or their financial situation and everyone has the highest level of breast health understanding.”
They describe why: "treatment outcomes are improved when people have their first contact with a McGrath Breast Care Nurse within the first week of being diagnosed with breast cancer."
What do they do?
McGrath Foundation work across the following thematic areas:
Improving access to McGrath Breast Care Nurses across Australia
Optimising care for people with breast cancer
Enhancing support for people with metastatic breast cancer
Developing breast cancer nursing leadership.
How do they earn their money?
How do they spend their money?
Should I donate to them?
We believe that it is likely that your donation to McGrath Foundation will be used as stated, that is, that is to raise money to place McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities across Australia and increase breast health understanding.
We believe that McGrath Foundation is trustworthy. It is clear who they are run by and how donations are used. Their financial model is clear. They show where donations go. It is clear who is in charge. Roles are described and performance is monitored. Finally, they demonstrate how they prevent the misuse of funds.
However, we cannot verify that McGrath Foundation is effective. While we note that they present overarching objectives and show the activities and results from the last financial year, we were unable find evidence that they evaluate their programs. Evaluations are necessary to verify that programs/services are delivering the intended benefit.
In order for us to have complete confidence that McGrath Foundation use money to deliver the intended benefit, we recommend they:
clearly indicate how/if they evaluate the effectiveness of their programs.
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We have investigated the finances, operations and results of McGrath Foundation and present our evaluation in a report that you can download now. This evaluation shows you how your donation is spent, who is running the organisation and whether there are any potential conflicts of interest. It also examines whether the charity can demonstrate that they are delivering meaningful results. Finally, it contains our recommendations for potential donors and the reasoning behind them.
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Find out whether McGrath Foundation is the charity for you. In this evaluation we describe what this charity does and why, what you should know about them, how your money is spent, who is running the organisation and whether they deliver results. Last of all, we recommend whether you should donate to them based on the findings of our analysis.