EIN 52-1782065

National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund

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The mission of the organization is to end Breast Cancer. To renew the sense of urgency to its mission and to refocus global efforts on ending Breast Cancer and saving lives.
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Breast Cancer Coalition
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Program areas at National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund

Education and training - the center for nbcc advocacy training supplies the education, tools, training, and action that enable Breast Cancer survivors and other advocates to understand complex medical and scientific information and to take leadership roles in clinical, scientific, funding, and policy decision-making that affect Breast cancer.the advocate leadership summit is a three-day educational and strategy-building session to train and empower Breast Cancer survivors and other advocates by providing information and background about Breast Cancer as well as the tools and tactics necessary to take a leadership role in Breast Cancer advocacy.project lead, nbcc's innovative science training course, is designed to help Breast Cancer activists influence research and public policy. An intensive two-to-six-day program, project lead prepares advocates for participation in the wide range of forums where Breast Cancer research decisions are made. Project lead includes:- project lead institute: annual intensive six-day course in core science training for advocate leaders to learn the language and concepts of science with a focus on the biology of Breast Cancer, genetics, epidemiology, research design, and advocacy.- advanced project lead: ongoing educational and training sessions for advocates who excel in science and have successfully completed project lead focusing on enhancing critical thinking and research skills.- clinical trials project lead: advanced, intensive training for graduates of project lead in the key aspects of clinical trial design, implementation, and oversight. - project lead workshop: two-and-a-half-day, entry-level course in Breast Cancer science that teaches how to critically analyze research and evaluate Breast information in the media.- continuing education for project lead graduates: continued scientific education and research involvement, including leadgrads online resources, advanced topics sessions at various scientific meetings, and leadcasts - online webinars with well-known researchers.- online center for advocacy training: nbcc's esteemed training experiences brought directly to advocates in a convenient and understandable digital format.- team leader training: prepares grassroots leaders to understand the legislative process and to forward nbcc's annual public policy agenda.
Public policy - public policy plays a significant role in all aspects of Breast Cancer. Nbcc focuses its public policy advocacy on priorities that will have a major impact on ending Breast Cancer, including those that will increase funding for meaningful Breast Cancer research, provide access to high-quality health care and clinical trials, and expand the influence of Breast Cancer advocates everywhere Breast Cancer decisions are made.nbcc hosts a series of congressional forums on capitol hill designed to educate policymakers on issues vital to the Breast Cancer community. Nbcc provides members of congress and their staff up-to-date information about Breast Cancer and reports on research discoveries that affect policy and appropriations. Nbcc leadership often testifies before congressional committees on substantive Breast Cancer issues.
Catalytic research projects and collaborations - nbcc's artemis project is centered around strategic summits, catalytic workshops, and collaborative efforts with a multi- disciplinary and diverse group of stakeholders. This advocate-led, innovative approach allows scientists, industry representatives, and regulators to work collaboratively with advocates to develop and implement strategic research plans that could have a significant impact on primary prevention and saving lives. Projects include:- artemis project for a preventive Breast Cancer vaccine: a strategic plan for the development of a preventive in Breast Cancer.- artemis project on the preventive of metastasis: determining the process by which Breast Cancer spreads and becomes lethal, and how to intervene to stop it. - seed grants for research: nbcc has awarded seed grants to allow scientists to begin the research required in key areas identified in the collaborative research plans.clinical trials initiative - nbcc works with industry and the research community on clinical trials that meet the criteria of nbcc's clinical trial project. We involve Breast Cancer activists in all aspects of clinical trial design, implementation, and oversight. We work to improve access to quality clinical trials and, thus, treatment and care for women with Breast Cancer and strategies for those at risk.
Grassroots advocacy field network development and support - nbcc provides resources and support to member organizations nationwide and enhances education and training among diverse populations of Breast Cancer activists.all organization and individual members of nbcc's National action network receive email alerts throughout the year, usually twice each month, with important information and timely actions for their advocacy. Nbcc also convenes regular conference calls and webinars for the grassroots field network to provide individualized guidance, informational materials, and peer-to-peer support.
Public information, communications, and outreach - nbcc has undertaken an expansive effort to change the conversation around Breast Cancer to a dialogue about knowing how to end the disease.- Breast Cancer information campaigns: the nbcc website and print and electronic communications help educate the public with facts about Breast Cancer. Nbcc's expert staff analyze research studies and media coverage and present the truth behind the news.- global influence: the nbcc executive team, board of directors, and advocate leadership represent the Breast Cancer community, advocating on its behalf and serving on scientific, medical, and research bodies at the National and international levels.through all of these programs, nbcc supports and facilitates the research needed to end Breast Cancer, global access to the necessary information and lifesaving interventions, and the influence of leaders everywhere in the strategies to end Breast Cancer.
Other programs - through the clinical trials initiative, nbcc works with the research community to involve Breast Cancer activists in all aspects of clinical trial design, implementation and oversight and increase the number of high quality trials conducted. Nbcc's acclaimed publication, guide to quality Breast Cancer care, is available free of charge on the nbcc website. The guide provides information for patients to use when evaluating the quality of their health care and developing strategies for getting the best care available.

Grants made by National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
National Breast Cancer CoalitionGrant Used for General Lobby Activities in Accordance With NBCC'S 501(h) Election$305,000

Who funds National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Joyce & Irving Goldman Family FoundationGeneral Operating Support$325,000
American Endowment FoundationPrograms$100,600
The Allergan FoundationBreast Cancer Deadline 2020$75,000
...and 16 more grants received

Personnel at National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund

Fran ViscoPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Kristin WalegaChief Operating Officer$21,001
Lisa McDonaldChief Communications and Advancement Officer
Melanie WyneChief Policy Officer
Mary DulaneyChief Advancement Officer, Development
...and 13 more key personnel

Financials for National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,584,701
Program services$146,765
Investment income and dividends$3,376
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-237,418
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$184
Total revenues$3,497,608

Form 990s for National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122020-10-15990View PDF
2018-122019-11-08990View PDF
2017-122019-03-15990View PDF
2017-122018-11-15990View PDF
2016-122017-09-22990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

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Data update history
November 4, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $100,600 from American Endowment Foundation
March 9, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $325,000 from Joyce & Irving Goldman Family Foundation
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsDisease-focused nonprofitsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
HealthDiseases and disordersCancerPublic policy
Political advocacyConducts researchLobbyingFundraising eventsNational levelGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
1010 Vermont Ave NW No 900
Washington, DC 20005
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Website URL
(202) 296-7477
Facebook page
IRS details
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
G30: Cancer
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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Central organization
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