Israel Cancer Association Usa

Rating: 4.9 stars   10 reviews


2751 S Dixie Highway No 3a West Palm Beach FL 33405 USA


The mission of our organization is to raise funds for fellowship grants supporting critical cancer research conducted by distinguished israeli scientists conducting research at leading hospitals and universities throughout israel.


The organization's main purpose is to receive and maintain funds to support scientific research in the field of cancer.

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Rating: 5 stars  

10 people found this review helpful

This rather obscure organization if the US arm of the principal cancer charity operating in Israel--analogous to the American Cancer Society in the US. The main purpose of the US arm is to fund cancer research conducted in Israel. Israeli cancer scientists have one of the most impressive records of innovation in the World. Moreover, such research is arried out at a fraction of the cost of similar work ccnducted in the US or Europe. ICA USA is a very frugal organization with low administrative and fund-raising costs, hence its relatively low profile yet it has funded the work of Nobel-prize-winning scientists.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

observing the efficacy of the scientific research. Having personally funded 3 fellowships, I can attest to the impressive results.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Spend more on marketing as the "story" is so impressive, the returns would justify the expense.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The challenge of raising awareness of a one of the most effective yet now widely known cancer charities.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Highly dedicated and competent.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Fund many more worthwhile projects. The backlog of unfunded projects by highly credentialed Israeli scientists is sizable.

Ways to make it better...

ICA had been able to raise more funds and reach more people. ICA's marketing budget is quite limited as the organization makes sure that every dollar possible funds valuable research.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Raising awareness on a National basis.

One thing I'd also say is that...

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About every month

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