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Morgan Adams Foundation

Just 4% of the National Cancer Institute's research budget is allocated to pediatric cancer, so the burden falls almost entirely to the private sector. Kids' cancers are vastly different from adult cancers and must be treated as such. Please help us fund kids' cancer research that saves lives!

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
4
Full Time Staff:
5
Contract Staff:
2
Volunteers Annually:
150
Retention Rate:
100%

Joan Slaughter, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2003

Joan Slaughter, Co-Founder
Joan, mother of Morgan Adams, has a background in accounting and was a member of a special projects divestiture team for a Fortune 100 company prior to Morgan's diagnosis. After the death of her oldest daughter, Joan has redirected her focus toward fundraising and community support for pediatric cancer research. In addition to her role at MAF, she also serves as a patient advocate on the central review board for pediatric research at the National Institute of Health (NIH). She also serves as an active member on the research pillar for the Coalition Against Kids Cancer. Joan and her late husband Steven Adams have two other children, Andrew and Grace.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
8
Term Length:
2
Term Limit:
3
Total # of Board Members:
10
Clients on Board:
Yes
# of Client Board Members:
10

Board Demographics:

Female:
2
Male:
8

Asian:
1
White:
9

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

3

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

80%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

100%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

100%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

No

Committees

Advisory Board / Advisory Council
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