One. Helping Many.

Charities of

TCA provides grants to approved nonprofit organizations that work to support Thoroughbreds and the people who care for them.

How to Help

One. Helping Many.

By supporting TCA, you are helping to support many worthy charities and initiatives, all of which have completed TCA’s rigorous grant application and screening process.

Direct Donations

  • Mailed Donations
    Please mail tax-deductible donations to:
    Thoroughbred Charities of America
    P.O. Box 910668
    Lexington, Kentucky 40591
  • Phone Donations
    Please call: (859) 276-4989
  • Online Donations

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Sponsor/Support TCA Events and Fundraisers

Become a sponsor or support one of TCA’s annual fundraisers by purchasing tickets or donating stallion seasons and/or silent auction items.

Donations in Lieu of Flowers or Occasion Gifts

Donations in lieu of flowers or gifts can be made for celebrations, holidays or in memoriams. TCA will notify the recipient or the recipient’s family that a donation has been made in their honor.

Horsemen’s Pledge

Take the horsemen’s pledge to “share the winner’s circle” with Thoroughbreds and hard-working backstretch employees by pledging a per start fee or a percentage of your racing stable’s or partnership’s earnings. The horsemen’s bookkeeper at each track will deduct your pledge proceeds and remit them to TCA. You can participate for an entire year, at one track, or for even one meet. To participate complete the pledge form here and email it to Lesley Greathouse Kibler via or mail it to the address on the form.

Estate Planning

Please remember TCA when making your estate planning decisions. If naming TCA in your will, you may leave a specific dollar amount or a set percentage of your estate. Suggested estate planning language for wills and trusts can be found here. Please contact us with any questions.

Donations of Securities

Gifts of securities such as stocks are gladly accepted. Please refer to the transfer instructions found here. It is the policy of TCA to liquidate securities upon transfer and transfer proceeds to our endowment, unless otherwise specified.

Annual Partnerships 

Become an annual marketing partner of TCA! Your brand can have a presence at TCA’s three annual events. Email to learn more.

Kroger Plus Rewards 

Kroger shoppers can support TCA by using their Kroger Plus Rewards Card. Kroger will make a quarterly donation to TCA based upon a percentage of spending. To participate visit, set up an account and select Thoroughbred Charities of America.

Sponsor/Support TCA Events and Fundraisers

Become a sponsor for one of TCA’s annual events and fundraisers, donate seasons or items to be auctioned off or purchase tickets and tables to attend.