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General funds raised and medical research funds allocated by voluntary health agencies interested in specific diseases
American Cancer Society, 47 Beaver St., New York,
National Epilepsy League (ex-National Association
National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis (National
National Society for Crippled Children and Adults,
National Tuberculosis Association (National and
United Cerebral Palsy (ex-Cerebral Palsy Society of
Footnotes at end of table, p. 431.
General funds raised and medical research funds allocated by voluntary health agencies interested in specific diseases-Continued
1 National office.
Including gifts to endowment.
Research for special appliances, training, etc.
4 Not available.
Part of this from a fund for research in rheumatic fever.
• Approximately $1,500,000 received from Truth and Consequences program, and by national office.
1 As fiscal year was changed in 1949 to end June 30 rather than Dec. 30 as in past years, these figures are for first 6 months only.
8 Dec. 31, 1948, figures, first campaign started in November 1948.
No allocation to Dec. 31, 1948.
10 Organized April 1950. Figures for April 1950 through Dec. 31, 1950.
11 Organizations merged, figures only for Jan. 1, 1950-Sept. 13, 1950.
12 Organized 1950.
13 Dec. 31, 1948, figures.
14 National office and New York, N. Y.
15 Includes $8,000 gift transmitted directly to National Research Council.
16 Founded in late 1948.
17 $3,483,410 allocated to research by national headquarters (25 percent of gross contributions), 93,750 additional amount allocated from general fund to research. $265,822 budgeted for research by divisions.
18 Part of this sum was raised during previous years.
19 Total funds raised 1947-51: $5,670,869; total medical research funds 1947-51: $4,626,298. The difference of $1,044,571 represents allocations for research fellowships. 20 This amount allocated to medical research by the American Heart Association and its affiliates.
21 An estimated $1,200,000 devoted by the affiliates to research; an actual $791,981 allocated by national office to research.
22 Not functioning.
23 Amount spent by State and local associations not available.
24 $14,818 spent for medical research grants-in-aid and $12,976 spent in developing and expanding medical-research program.
25 Figures for 1951 are fiscal year figures, while figures for 1952 are calendar year figures. 26 Initial national campaign not sufficiently concluded to provide figures.
NOTE. Many of the organizations listed on this chart use the major part of their
In columns where a total figure is given with a national office figure in (1) below it
The figures given on this chart are for the year designated; they are not accumulative
The American Diabetes Association, 11 West 42d St., New York, N. Y., carries on
2 National Health Survey Bulletin No. 6, U. S. Public Health Service, 1938, adjusted to 1950 population. 3 Letter, June 19, 1953, from Mildred Weisenfeld, executive director, National Council to Combat Blind
4U. S. Public Health Service Publication No. 1, Conservation of Hearing, issued by the Federal Security Agency, 1950.
6VD Fact Sheet No. 9, Venereal Disease Division, U. S. Public Health Service, December 1952. 7 Per phone convervation, July 17, 1953, with Paula Fradkin, Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation. Per Michael E. Freeland, Dec. 27, 1951, executive director, Muscular Dystrophy Associations of America. No figures for number of deaths from muscular dystrophy as death is caused largely by respiratory ailments such as pneumonia.
Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, Report No. 7, March 1949.
10 Letter, July 16, 1953, from R. L. Kahn, administrative assistant to executive director, National Association for Crippled Children and Adults.
11 Social Legislation Information Service Bulletin No. 89, Nov. 15, 1952.
12 Estimate of Sylvia Lawry, executive director, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, June 17, 1953, and Newsweek, Jan. 14, 1952.
13 Letter, June 19, 1953, from Mary Dempsey, statistician, National Tuberculosis Association.
14 Letter, June 23, 1953, from Karl K. Van Meter, executive director, United Cerebral Palsy.
(Thereupon, at 1:27 p. m., Saturday, October 3, 1953, an adjournment was taken to 10 a. m., Monday, October 5, 1953.)