About Thoroughbred Charities of America

Our mission: To provide a better life for Thoroughbreds, both during and after their racing careers, by supporting qualified repurposing and retirement organizations and by helping the people who care for them.

TCA is a charitable organization that provides grants to non-profit organizations that work toward improving the lives of Thoroughbred racehorses and the people who care for them. TCA offers the Thoroughbred industry and its supporters a way to give to one organization while helping many.

TCA distributes grants to four types of organizations:

  • Thoroughbred rehabilitation, repurposing, rehoming and retirement
  • Backstretch and farm employee programs
  • Equine-assisted therapy programs that utilize Thoroughbreds
  • Equine research

TCA at a Glance

  • TCA is a charitable organization which follows a “United Way” methodology, providing the Thoroughbred industry and its supporters a way to give to one organization while helping many.
  • Over the past 27 years TCA has provided over $22 million grants to more than 200 Thoroughbred-related organizations.
  • TCA’s Board of Directors consists of some of the most knowledgeable and respected people in the Thoroughbred industry.

TCA is a 501 (c) (3) organization.

View TCA’s Form 990

View TCA’s IRS Exemption Letter