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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

CN Advisory: High Concern

Cancer Fund of America

Helping today for a brighter tomorrow

2901 Breezewood Lane Knoxville, TN 37921
tel: (800) 578-5284
EIN: 58-1766061

Board Leadership
James T. Reynolds, Sr.
President, CEO

CEO
James T. Reynolds, Sr.
President

 
 
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On May 19, 2015, Federal Trade Commission reported on the findings of the Federal Trade Comission’s investigation of Cancer Fund of America in an article titled, "FTC, All 50 States and D.C. Charge Four Cancer charities With Bilking Over $187 Million from Consumers." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see Federal Trade Commission article.

  • On February 15, 2016, CNN published an article titled, "Cancer charity targeted by feds agrees to put itself out of business." For more information, please see the CNN article.

  • On March 30, 2016, the FTC issued a press release, "FTC, States Settle Claims Against Two Entities Claiming to Be Cancer Charities; Orders Require Entities to Be Dissolved and Ban Leader from Working for Non-Profits." For more information, please see the FTC's website.


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EIN 58-1766061
Name in IRS Master File CANCER FUND OF AMERICA INC
NTEE Code G30
NTEE Classification Cancer
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date April, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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Charity Contact Info

Cancer Fund of America
2901 Breezewood Lane
Knoxville, TN 37921
tel: (800) 578-5284
EIN: 58-1766061


Board Leadership

James T. Reynolds, Sr.
President, CEO

CEO

James T. Reynolds, Sr.
President

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