Health : Patient and Family Support

Cancer Support Community

So that no one faces cancer alone.

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four stars

96.66

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

Board Leadership
Jill Durovsik
Chair

CEO
Kim Thiboldeaux
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.66 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of individuals diagnosed with cancer and caregivers that are part of the Cancer Experience Registry
13,000
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This impact information is current as of October 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

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97.50

Accountability & Transparency

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96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
88.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.53
  Program Expenses Growth 10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cancer Support Community on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cancer Support Community on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,080,990
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $687,994
   Fundraising Events $527,526
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,296,510
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,296,510
   Other Revenue $-12,242
TOTAL REVENUE $7,284,268
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,328,434
   Administrative Expenses $458,566
   Fundraising Expenses $338,555
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,125,555
   
Payments to Affiliates $265,555
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $158,713
   
Net Assets $9,971,356

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$223,220 3.13% Linda House President
Other Salaries of Note
$317,771 4.45% Kim Thiboldeaux Former President, CEO

Mission

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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cancer Support Community (DC) 96.66 four stars
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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California (CA) 86.91 three stars
Shanti (CA) 86.47 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

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
Chair

CEO

Kim Thiboldeaux
Chief Executive Officer