Foundations are typically run by a board of directors and the same is true with this charity.  However this board is led by someone who was diagnosed with Triple Negative Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC), giving us a unique relationship with the IBC community. Our founder, Terry Arnold, runs our charity as a volunteer. She feels if she is asking for donations, that she should forgo a salary. It is her way of paying it forward. We realize that is not the norm for most charities, but we only point it out to show you our level of commitment to maximize the funding of research from your donations. We work very hard to keep our overhead as low as possible. We do have some expenses as outlined in our IRS returns. By clicking on the links below, you can see that we run a very lean charity.

The history of IBC traces back almost 200 years. Sadly, not much more is known today than when Sir Charles Bell first wrote of the disease in 1814. Despite the fact that IBC is viewed as the most fatal of all the breast cancers, this orphaned disease receives almost no research funding. However, your donations will make research possible. We cannot stress enough what your trust means to us and we will do everything possible to live up to your expectations. Together we will change the landscape of Inflammatory Breast Cancer.


Here is a graph of our grants for financials. Our financial statements are available for download below.

IBC Financials

The IBC Network Foundation



501(c)(3) Approval

How We Help


$75,000 to Dr. Wendy Woodward at MD Anderson

$50,000 to Justin Balko, Pharm.D., Ph.D. and Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D. of Vanderbilt University

$100,000 to Dr. Beth Overmeyor of Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA