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United Cancer Support Foundation

CharityWatch report issued
January 2022

F
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
 
7%
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
 
$87
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

United Cancer Support Foundation
6700 Baum Drive
Suite 8
Knoxville, TN 37919-7344

Other Names

American Association for Cancer Support--(formerly known as)
American Breast Cancer Support Association

Tax Status

501(c)3

Stated Mission

To assist cancer patients through commodity distribution and education.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/2020

Program Percentage: 7%

The percentage of United Cancer Support Foundation's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).

$2,700,000

Calculated Total Expenses

(rounded)

 

Cost to Raise $100: $87

How many dollars United Cancer Support Foundation spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.

$2,600,000

Calculated Total Contributions

(rounded)

Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources

 

Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
United Cancer Support Foundation IRS Form 990 27-5005215
United Cancer Support Foundation Audited Financial Statements 27-5005215
Entity: United Cancer Support Foundation
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 27-5005215
Entity: United Cancer Support Foundation
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 27-5005215

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
United Cancer Support Foundation
does not meet governance benchmarks.
 
United Cancer Support Foundation
does not meet transparency benchmarks.
Transparency
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy

Unable to Provide Salaries

CharityWatch is unable to provide a range of Top Three Salaries for this charity for the above fiscal reporting year because we lack complete salary data for the organization. Except for officers, directors, and trustees, the IRS does not require breakouts of salaries totaling less than $100,000.

For example, XYZ charity would be required to provide a breakout in its tax form of compensation to its president of $55,000, but would not be required to provide a breakout of $99,000 in compensation to its top medical researcher if that person is not also an officer, director, or trustee of the organization.

This charity reports that compensation to its officers, directors, and trustees is under $100,000 per individual. Donors who would like to view limited salary data for this organization should refer to its tax form, which may be available on the charity's web site or from a number of third-party sources. See CharityWatch's Links page for information on obtaining copies of charity tax forms.


CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.

According to the United Cancer Support Foundation (UCSF) audited Statement of Cash Flows for the year ended December 31, 2020, UCSF reports receiving "Proceeds from PPP [Paycheck Protection Program] loan" in the amount of $36,400. The PPP loan is also reported as a current liability in the amount of $36,400 on UCSF's audited Statement of Financial Position for the year ended December 31, 2020.

According to the United Cancer Support Foundation audit of December 31, 2020 (Note 6, Subsequent Events):

"The Organization has evaluated subsequent events through October 26, 2021...

"On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a pandemic. The COVID-19 outbreak in the United States has resulted in a significant impact on the economy and the financial markets. If this pandemic continues for a sustained period of time, United Cancer Support Foundation, Inc. may experience significant decreases in its growth-oriented revenues."


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