George R. Tiller, M.D. Memorial Fund for the Advancement of Women’s Health

Wichita Community Foundation

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Grant amount: Up to US $10,000

Deadline: Feb 28, 2020 10:00am PST

Applicant type: Nonprofit Government Entity Hospital / Clinic Elementary / Secondary School College / University

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Research, Conference, Fellowship, General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Kansas

Location of residency: Kansas

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Overview:

The George R. Tiller, M.D. Memorial Fund for the Advancement of Women’s Health seeks grant requests from nonprofits serving Kansas to continue his vision of helping women help themselves. These grants will provide comprehensive health services, support and compassion to vulnerable women to enhance their ability to realize their dreams.

Fund Intent

The Tiller Fund requires that all requests focus on reproductive health and services to women in need.

What we fund

  • Medical education, but not scholarships
  • Medical testing expenses linked to reproductive health for women in need
  • Fellowships or research related to women’s reproductive health
  • Sex education programs in elementary, middle or high schools
  • Fraternal, social or veteran organizations providing women’s reproductive health
  • Film, video or documentary productions on women’s reproductive health
  • Programs or events promoting women’s reproductive health
  • Substance abuse programs for women in need
  • Offsetting the delivery of medical services related to reproductive health to women
  • Disease specific organizations related to reproductive health, such as breast or ovarian

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • All applicants to the George R. Tiller, M.D. Memorial Fund at the Wichita Community Foundation:
    • must be in good standing with the Kansas Secretary of State’s office,
    • must be currently exempt under IRS Section 501(c)(3), and classified as an organization to which contributions are deductible under Section 170(c)(2), normally a public charity under Section 509(a).
  • If an emerging nonprofit is certified by the Internal Revenue Service through a form 1023EZ, or is working with a qualified Kansas nonprofit as their fiscal agent, they may apply.

Ineligibility:

  • The Fund will not accept grant requests for business expense operations, advertising, travel, scholarships, transportation costs, rent, living expenses, tables at charity events, capital or endowment campaigns, publications, or computer equipment.