Colon Cancer Alliance Awarded Platinum Status by GuideStar

June 9TH, Washington, DC- The Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) has received Platinum status on GuideStar, the premier ranking website for non-profits. Of the more than 340,000 nonprofits in GuideStar’s database who provided industry data to compete for this achievement, less than 1% received GuideStar’s highest level, Platinum.

To achieve platinum level, non-profits must deliver extensive information to the GuideStar Nonprofit Profile including in-depth financial information; quantitative evidence about goals, strategies, and progress toward our mission. By taking the time to provide this information, CCA has demonstrated its commitment to transparency and to giving donors and funders meaningful data to evaluate success.

“For CCA, transparency is key,” said Michael Sapienza, CEO of CCA.  “Our commitment to cancer prevention, cutting-edge research, and providing quality patient support services drives everything we do. We want to share our successes and the impact we’re making. We’re doing meaningful work and our reputation precedes us.”


About the Colon Cancer Alliance

The Colon Cancer Alliance is a national nonprofit committed to ending colon cancer within our lifetime. Working with our nation of passionate advocates, we are empowered to support the needs of patients and survivors, eager to raise awareness of preventative screening, and poised to help fund critical research. We are fiercely determined to end colon cancer once and for all.

About GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles

The GuideStar database contains a profile for every tax-exempt nonprofit registered with the IRS. GuideStar encourages every nonprofit to claim and update its profile at no cost to the organization. Updating allows nonprofits to share a wealth of up-to-date information with the more than 7 million people who visit GuideStar to learn more about nonprofit organizations each year.