Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics

TAP CANCER OUT INC

aka TCO

Stratford, CT

Mission

Tap Cancer Out is a jiu-jitsu based 501(c)(3) nonprofit raising awareness and funds for cancer fighting organizations on behalf of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community. We do this primarily through hosting the most philanthropic fundraising tournaments in the world, but also through direct donations and merchandise sales. Since 2011, we’ve hosted numerous tournaments and have donated more than $900,000 to our beneficiaries which include the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, and Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.

Ruling Year

2012

Executive Director

Jon Thomas

Main Address

PO Box 752

Stratford, CT 06615 USA

Keywords

nonprofit, charity, cancer, brazilian jiu-jitsu, sports, combat-sports, martial arts

EIN

90-0694278

 Number

0156950595

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (N12)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Our programs

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Tap Cancer Out BJJ Open

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Financials

TAP CANCER OUT INC

Fiscal year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

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Operations

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Board Leadership Practices

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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