Health—General & Rehabilitative

BRAIN SUPPORT NETWORK

We have helped over 500 families donate a loved one's brain. We can help your family, too.

Menlo Park, CA

Mission

Brain Support Network (BSN) is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the well-being of those challenged by neurodegenerative disorders. Brain Support Network has three missions: First, Brain Donation (scope: USA and Canada)-to confirm a diagnosis and to further research for any neurological condition; Second, Family Education (scope: Worldwide)-to help anyone learn about the four major atypical parkinsonism disorders (LBD, PSP, MSA, CBD); Third, Caregiver Support Group (scope: Northern California, USA)-provide support and semi-quarterly meetings for family caregivers for someone living with an atypical parkinsonism (LBD, PSP, MSA, CBD) disorder.

Ruling Year

2012

CEO

Robin Riddle

Main Address

Po Box 7264

Menlo Park, CA 94026 USA

Keywords

Advocacy, support, education, neurological disorders, brain donation, parkinsonism, dementia

EIN

46-0771864

 Number

7725002105

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Health Support Services (E60)

Brain Disorders (H48)

Neurology, Neuroscience (H96)

IRS Filing Requirement

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

No

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

No

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

No