What kind of organization is the Rheumatoid Patient Foundation?

The Rheumatoid Patient Foundation (RPF) is a United States federally recognized 501(c)3 organization. Corporations which receive such non-profit status are subject to strict standards of governing and of financial accountability. A Board of Directors carefully guides the organization to adhere to the letter and spirit of the laws which regulate non-profits.

The RPF conducts activities in accordance with its bylaws which demonstrate a recognized charitable purpose. More about the charitable mission of the RPF can be found on our About page.

Some important implications of being a non-profit charity:

  • Financial contributions to the organization are tax deductible for US taxpayers.
  • All official activities of the organization must support its mission.
  • The organization is governed by an elected Board of Directors who do not directly profit from governing the organization.
  • Annual reports are made open to inspection.
Our Tax Id number is 27-4991088

More information about non-profits:

Annual Reports

RPF annual reports highlight the accomplishments and activities of each given year.

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