About Thoroughbred Charities of America

About Thoroughbred Charities of America

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Our mission: TCA funds and facilitates the support of Thoroughbreds and the people who care for them.

TCA is a charitable organization that provides grants to approved non-profit organizations working in Thoroughbred aftercare and health and human services for backstretch and farm workers. TCA offers the Thoroughbred industry and its supporters a way to give to one organization while helping many.

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TCA distributes grants to approved organizations that provide:

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

TCA at a glance:

  • TCA is a grantmaking organization that offers a way to give to one organization while helping many
  • Over the past 32 years, TCA has provided over $25 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 IRS Exemption Letter

View TCA’s 2020 Form 990

View TCA’s 2020 Annual Report