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American Cancer Federation

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Cancer

Mission: The American Cancer Federation exists to Cure Cancer in our Lifetime through donations to effective Cancer Research. Each donation made to cancer research organizations through the Federation is carefully scrutinized for its efficiency and our own organization has virtually zero overhead. Every dollar donated to American Cancer Federation goes directly to Cancer Research. We are an all-volunteer army of 21st Century thinkers, changing the way nonprofits do business.

Target demographics: Cure Cancer in our Lifetime

Geographic areas served: all 50 United States

Programs: The American Cancer Federation exists to Cure Cancer in our Lifetime through donations to effective Cancer Research. Each donation made to cancer research organizations through the Federation is carefully scrutinized for its efficiency and our own organization has virtually zero overhead. Every dollar donated to American Cancer Federation goes directly to Cancer Research. We are an all-volunteer army of 21st Century thinkers, changing the way nonprofits do business.

Community Stories

29 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Donor

Rating: 5

WOW. These guys are really doing it. Finding good researchers and no overhead. I tell all my friends about them…And my Doctor was impressed.

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SteveACF Thank you "Topgun". We appreciate all the support and donations to help eradicate Cancer. ALL of you donation goes to Cancer Research. You can be proud.

Donor

Rating: 5

Too many of my family members have died. I pray to the Lord that my donation will make a difference.

Donor

Rating: 5

I’m donating with the American Cancer Federation again. I feel smarter doing that then sending $ to other groups. Thank you.

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Donor

Rating: 5

I read this group passes over 95% of every donation to cancer… and that included charge card fees, etc. They have virtually zero overhead. Pretty cool.

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Donor

Rating: 5

There are so many overpaid CEO’s in the US as well as in the nonprofit world. I like that is an unpaid group of people that get things done.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I am still grieving the loss of my husband to cancer. When my friend told me about this group and how they don’t waste money on salaries or administration, I gladly used them as my “in lieu of flowers”. I feel like I am helping truly find a cure…

Donor

Rating: 5

Cancer: bad. ACF: Good. They will continue to receive my monthly donations.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Been following this non-profit for a while. Like what they are doing. Great

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I have been in the nonprofit sector for a long time and involved with many organizations. I am glad I found the American Cancer Federation to donate to. It often seems that nonprofits in this realm can get bloated with high overhead. I love what these guys are doing. I will donate again.

Donor

Rating: 5

I like that all of my hard earned donations goes to research. Keep it up.

Donor

Rating: 5

This is a great group. I love their generosity of spirit and their can do attitude. Look out Cancer!

Donor

Rating: 5

My friend passed last month so I looked up Cancer Research organizations to donate to. I found ACF and made an online donation with a note for her family. Within an hour they emailed her a personal note of sympathy along with mine. If these are volunteers, other organizations need to follow suit. Good job!

Donor

Rating: 5

What an amazing non-profit group. I like what the American Cancer Federation is doing for Cancer Research.

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Donor

Rating: 5

As a cancer survivor myself, I do a lot of research before donating to cancer non-profits. This is one where I know my money is going to the right place without waste.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

A bunch of top notch entrepreneurs funding cancer research? It gives me hope.

Donor

Rating: 5

I’m tired of “Big Cancer” and the lock that Big Pharma has on it. It’s great that this nonprofit funds traditional cutting-edge cancer research like immunotherapy and also alternative type research. Who knows where the cures will come from, but I feel like I am covering all the bases by donating to American Cancer Federation.

Donor

Rating: 5

I have had some bad experiences with some other nonprofits and how they use their donations. I like how streamlined the American Cancer Federation is.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

American Cancer Federation seems to be a great organization. All the money goes to cancer research!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I’m tired of hearing about CEO’s of nonprofits making huge salaries. I like that they only have volunteer staff.

Donor

Rating: 5

My sister has cancer and I feel like my donation is well used.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Yeah for you guys. I love your concept with no overhead. Go get 'em and do lots of more great cancer research.