Policies & Financial Stewardship


A 501(c)3 organization, the Ovarian Cancer Project, Inc. can receive funding from individual donors, foundations, corporations, state and federal government, and cause-marketing initiatives. Individual solicitations, direct mail, fundraising events, grant proposals, sponsorships, product sales, and special projects secure these funds.

Our mission is to remain objective in providing information to the ovarian cancer community; we do not endorse any particular treatment, therapy, clinical trial or product.

The Ovarian Cancer Project, Inc. is committed to:
• Ensuring that fundraising complies with all applicable federal and state regulations, including appropriate registrations, annual filings, and audits to comply with the Internal Revenue Code;
• Providing the public with access to its most recent financial reports and filings;
• Maintaining the confidentiality of donors’ information and ensuring any disclosures comply with all applicable laws;
• Accepting contributions from sources such as individuals, foundations, and for-profit institutions while ensuring that the positions of the Ovarian Cancer Project, Inc. on policy issues are never unduly or improperly influenced by contributors.

Financial Stewardship

The Ovarian Cancer Project, Inc. preserves the public trust by taking all reasonable steps to ensure rigorous accountability in its efforts, transparency in its financial operations, and stewardship of its donors’ funds.

To maintain accountability, transparency, and effective stewardship, the Ovarian Cancer Project, Inc. adheres to a fundraising policy and reporting requirements that are based on the organization’s core values and applicable legal requirements.
990s and Annual Reports

The Ovarian Cancer Project is a 501(c) 3 non profit organization. Our financial documents are public available for viewing via GuideStar® under our corporate name WNY Ovarian Cancer Project, Inc.