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Cancer Support Community
1050 17th Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (888) 793-9355
EIN: 95-4163931

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Board Leadership

Jill Durovsik


Kim Thiboldeaux
Chief Executive Officer

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Health : Patient and Family Support

Cancer Support Community

So that no one faces cancer alone.

(out of 100)
Overall 95.85 4 stars
  Financial 95.71 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 stars
This rating was published 02/01/2016 using data for FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2014 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Primary Revenue Growth 9.0%
  Program Expenses Growth 7.8%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.58
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cancer Support Community on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,933,632
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $391,800
   Fundraising Events $424,879
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,750,311
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,750,311
   Other Revenue $82,275
TOTAL REVENUE $6,832,586
   Program Expenses $4,988,128
   Administrative Expenses $354,782
   Fundraising Expenses $296,240
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,193,436
Net Assets $8,922,160


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$232,034 4.11% Kim Thiboldeaux President, CEO


The mission of the Cancer Support Community is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. The Cancer Support Community is leading the way in empowering people affected by cancer, by addressing their individual needs, linking them to a community of support, and helping them to live better lives, so that no one faces cancer alone.

Formed from the union of two of the foremost cancer support organizations - The Wellness Community and Gilda's Club - the Cancer Support Community is one of the world's largest providers of cancer support services and the nation's largest employer of psychosocial oncology mental health professionals. Our grassroots network of over 50 local affiliates and over 100 satellite locations delivers a comprehensive array of personalized services to cancer patients, survivors, families and caregivers.

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