Throughout history, the most significant advances in public health have been achieved through prevention. Small pox, TB, polio, the plague - all were defeated by preventing their occurrence. Cancer is no exception. But much more needs to be learned about the over one hundred diseases known as cancer.
NCPF partners with select cancer research institutions to assist with cancer prevention program fundraising efforts and events.
The primary mission of the National Cancer Prevention Fund (NCPF) is to raise funds to support comprehensive programs of research into cancer prevention and control, and to educate the public to the opportunities of cancer prevention and control through community programs of education, research and behavioral change.
Funds generated by the NCPF are used for research into the prevention and control of cancer, and to support and develop the organizational needs of the NCPF consistent with the NCPF mission. All net proceeds raised are awarded to select research institutions which focus on issues consistent with the NCPF mission.
The National Cancer Prevention Fund successfully secured its 501(c)(3) designation on July 1, 1997.
The organization’s growth and progress during its twenty years of operation has exceeded earlier expectations in terms of scheduled events and grants awarded.
To date, NCPF has raised over $6.9 million for cancer institutions around the country with a focus on prevention and control research.
Over 80 events have been held around the country.
Revenues produced by the Men’s Events and the Women & Wine dinners have provided funds to support cancer prevention and control research at the various cancer research organizations located in the host communities.
Prior to dinner, at each event, NCPF organizes a cancer briefing moderated by a physician or researchers from the local institution associated with the event. Through these sessions and the NCPF website, NCPF has been able to reach thousands of individuals with the important message of cancer prevention.
The National Cancer Prevention Fund
37 Castle Pines Drive North
Castle Rock, CO 80108
303.861.0866 - phone