2015 Grant Programs

During 2016, the Foundation made grants in the areas of medical and scientific research, education, the environment and social services.  To view specific grants and their objectives by focus area please select from the menu above.

2015 Medical and Scientific Research Grants

Grants in this area are focused on diseases and other scientific research of particular interest to the Foundation.  For medical research, emphasis is on finding a cure, developing new treatments and improving the quality of life of individuals afflicted with these diseases.  Additionally, the Foundation has continued support for collegiate and graduate-level physics programs, helping to attract the best minds to this important and often under-funded research area.  (Total grants $160,000)

2015 Environment Grants

Grants in this area are focused on protecting wilderness areas and supporting grass-roots organizations that are involved in keeping our rivers, bays and coastal waters clean and safe.  The Foundation continues to support technical development in the area of landscape analysis and water quality monitoring that will benefit a broad range of conservation activities.  (Total grants $146,500)

BayKeeper, San Francisco, CA.  $10,000 to support the San Francisco Baykeeper Project.

2015 Education Grants

Grants in this area are focused primarily on improving research opportunities for science students.  Additionally, the Foundation supports medical training in the areas of rural practice and humanism.  The Foundation also supports programs to improve high school science education and college campus student safety.  (Total grants $201,610)

American Indian College Fund, Denver, CO.  $2,500 to support student scholarships.