Through the generosity of our supporters, the National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund (NBCCF) is able to invest in our mission to end breast cancer.
When you support NBCC, you ensure that we continue bringing experts and visionaries together to reframe the approach to science and research, with a focus on preventing breast cancer and saving women’s lives and with the goal of ending breast cancer.
Donor support also enables NBCC to continue to monitor and report on the progress of our work and that of others in breast cancer while also advocating for government to channel resources toward these efforts, thereby challenging the status quo.
NBCC invests 83 percent of its total expenses in program activities, such as education, training, research and public policy. NBCC meets all 20 Better Business Bureau Charity Standards, has received an “A” rating from CharityWatch and is ranked three stars by Charity Navigator, so you can be assured your money is well spent.
The National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund (NBCCF) couldn’t make the impact it does without our wonderfully, generous members and donors. There are many ways to support NBCC, and some of those options are listed below. If you have a question or need assistance with your donation, please contact the development team at (202) 296-7477 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to make your gift online now or mail your donation to our Washington, D.C., address.
Become a Member
An annual gift of $1,000 or more offers you entry to the President’s Council, an exclusive group with special benefits. Participants receive communications directly from Fran Visco, NBCC’s president, on current breast cancer issues, recognition in publications, and invitations to special events and activities. Join online now or mail your donation to our Washington, D.C. address.
Want to give a bit more but can’t fit it in your budget right now? Consider making a monthly gift online and spread out your donation over 12 months. You can even join the President’s Council with a $100 monthly gift.
Donor-Advised Funds (DAFs)
Distributions from Donor Advised Funds DAF are becoming more common, and NBCC is happy to receive them. When sending in your DAF gift, please be sure to address the check to the National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund. Also, please include your name and address, so we are able to send you a thank-you note. Please contact our development team with questions.
Giving long-term appreciated stock offers you a two-fold tax saving. You avoid paying any capital gains tax on the increase in the stock’s value. In addition, you receive a tax deduction for the full fair market value of the stock on the date of the gift. Please contact our development team for instructions or questions.
Memorials and Tribute Gifts
Any donation made to NBCC can be in honor or memory of someone. Tribute donations are made in honor of birthdays, graduations, other life events or even to thank someone. Memorial gifts are often made in someone’s memory. Our development team is available to assist you with questions.
Want to double your donation? Many companies will match employee charitable contributions, which significantly increases the impact of your gift. Ask your human resources or corporate responsibility office for a matching gift form and guidelines, then mail the form to the development office at NBCC.
Workplace Giving / Combined Federal Campaign #12193
If your company or government employer has a workplace giving program, please designate NBCC as your charity of choice. Our Combined Federal Campaign number is 12193. Most employers allow employees to give directly or through payroll deductions. Ask your human resources or corporate responsibility office if your company offers this giving opportunity.
Other Ways to Give
AmazonSmile – Select the National Breast Cancer Coalition as your charity of choice on your account.
eBay for Charity – Sell on eBay and designate a portion of your sales toward NBCC or bid on items listed in support of NBCC.
Making a planned or legacy gift is a wonderful way to show your support and appreciation for NBCC and our mission while accommodating your own personal, financial, estate-planning and philanthropic goals. With smart planning, you may actually increase the size of your estate and/or reduce the tax burden on your heirs. Just as important, you will know that you have made a meaningful contribution to NBCC.
We recommend you review the various gift options below, then determine how these gifts could work for you. As there are different ways to donate a legacy gift, please also contact your financial adviser or attorney to determine the bequest that best meets your needs. Please feel free to contact our development team for assistance or to discuss your personal situation and objectives. We can be reached at (202) 296-7477 or at email@example.com.
Your retirement plan benefits may be a good portion of your net worth. And due to special tax considerations, they could make an excellent choice for funding a charitable gift. Retirement plans include assets held in individual retirement accounts (IRAs) 401(k)s, profit sharing and 403(b)s. Contact NBCC if you are interested in making NBCC a beneficiary of your life insurance or retirement account.
We have been humbled and inspired by our supporters who have decided to leave a legacy of hope for others impacted by breast cancer. It is one of the most impactful ways of memorializing loved ones while continuing to support our advocacy work for years to come. Some options include:
Since 1991, the National Breast Cancer Coalition’s (NBCC’s) mission to end breast cancer has been advanced and sustained through the support of generous donors. From general and specific programs support to sponsoring fund-raising events to encouraging employee giving, foundations and corporations large and small can make a difference. Whether its mobilizing employees, expanding visibility or just connecting with an effective organization such as NBCC, corporate and foundation partners are vital to NBCC’s efforts. As partnerships can be multidimensional and customized to each company, we invite you to review the options below, then contact our office at (202) 296-7477 to discuss ideas.
Why companies work with NBCC:
Grants and Donations
Grants and donations are provided for specific programs or for general purposes. Many partnerships begin with an employee referral or introduction. Help NBCC get connected to your place of business. Check with your human resources department, corporate giving group or social responsibility office to find out the organizations your company supports and to tell them about your commitment to NBCC. Make a recommendation that your company support NBCC, if it isn’t already on their list.
Events provide fun and visible ways to market companies’ brands and showcase their impact on local and national communities. Memorable and meaningful sponsorship opportunities take place across the country. Participate in and support one of our signature events or come up with one of your own.
Enhance your brand and products through targeted marketing campaigns that strategically align your organization with NBCC. Whether it’s one time, several months or even years, we appreciate all ideas to promote and raise funds for NBCC. See a list of our current partners.
Workplace Giving and Fund Raising
Strengthen your company’s community involvement and workplace environment through employee giving programs and other fund-raising activities. Give to “Breast Cancer Coalition” during your workplace giving campaigns. Our Combined Federal Campaign number is 12193. Consider hosting a “dress down” day, trivia nights, silent auctions, cocktail parties or other option to raise funds for NBCC.
Employers can encourage employees to make donations to nonprofits such as NBCC by matching employee contributions or volunteer hours. Promote your programs to your employees to encourage them to donate and make a difference in someone’s life.
The National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) is grateful to corporations and individuals for their participation in our signature events and when even supporters create and host their own events. NBCC’s current events are listed below. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact our development team at (202) 296-7477 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advocate Leadership Summit
NBCC’s Advocate Leadership Summit is an annual gathering of breast cancer advocates from across the country and around the world. Participants attend sessions on the latest scientific research, training in effective advocacy strategies and presentations by respected researchers in the field, grassroots leaders from around the country and prominent public policy experts.
For more details, please visit our 2020 Advocate Leadership Summit page.
Community or Third-Party Events
Community, or third-party, event fund-raising programs are for individuals, groups, businesses, schools and clubs—basically anyone who is interested in raising funds for NBCC by holding their own event in their community. These events can include walkathons, bike rides, cocktail parties, silent auctions, tea parties or jewelry sales. We welcome and invite those interested in raising funds for NBCC to reach out to our development team with questions and to see how we can partner with you.
Have fun and make a difference. Join a team at Frames Bowling Lounge to strike breast cancer out. This is a great event that brings together like-minded, compassionate, and energetic women and men to raise money, bowl and have fun – all for a wonderful cause. Enjoy food, drinks and prizes.