The Children’s Cancer Foundation, Inc. (CCF) is an independent nonprofit committed to funding locally-based researchers, programs and facilities until every child is assured a healthy, cancer-free future. CCF is not affiliated with any national charity.

Since our founding in 1983 by Shirley Howard, and with the dedication of volunteers and a small staff, CCF has awarded over $43 million to area hospitals and researchers to treat and cure childhood cancers.

The Children’s Cancer Foundation, Inc., is tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3). All donations made to CCF are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the Internal Revenue Code.

Our Tax ID number is 52-1319756.

Overview of CCF and the role of the Board of Directors

Watch “Why am I a CCF Board Member?” to meet some of our Board members about what inspired them to join: