Nonprofit or community organization
Last modified: August 22, 2013, 10:26 PM
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) is dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life for the 30,000 children and young adults who are afflicted with this genetic ailment. CFF has been characterized as a "virtual drug company", funding extensive research and forming innovative alliances with research hospitals and pharmaceutical companies. SmartMoney, the magazine of The Wall Street Journal, has recognized CFF as a charity that "won't waste your money".