The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a tax-exempt, non-profit 501 (c) (3) dedicated to eliminating cancer by funding cancer research and focusing on prevention and detection, and treatment. Key information about ACS includes:
- ACS is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia but the organization has more than 350 offices throughout the country.
- ACS raises$$600-$700 million annually.
- ACS has $1.2 billion in net assets.
- There are 22 independent voting members of the governing body, 18 (82%) of whom are male and 4 (18%) who are female (Note: the Form 990 does not report gender identity. The numbers are based on names and google searches).