Medical Research and Human Services Grants

John and Maria Laffin Trust


Grant amount: US $2,000 - US $40,000

Next deadline: Oct 31, 2018

Later deadlines: May 31, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit College / University Hospital / Clinic

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Research, General Operating Expense, Applied Project / Program, Capital Project, Training / Capacity Building

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

Note: This page details the Laffin Trust's Health & Human Services funding guidelines. See details on Education & Animal Related funding guidelines here

Mission 

To provide grants to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations supporting education, animal welfare, medical research, and human services.

Foundation Information

The John and Maria Laffin Trust was created under the Will of Valentina Laffin in honor of her parents. The Trust provides support for education at the college and university level, animal welfare, medical research, and human services. Ms. Laffin died on March 19, 1985. She was a lifelong resident of Los Angeles, California.

Guidelines

The John and Maria Laffin Trust awards grants to organizations supporting education, animal welfare, medical research, and human services, as follows:

  • Medical Research Funds shall be granted to medical research organizations that do not exclude from consideration any alternative or seemingly radical and/or controversial treatment that the American Medical Association may currently oppose.
  • Human Services Funds shall be granted to humanitarian organizations to alleviate human misery, suffering, and starvation in any part of the world.

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

Eligibility:

  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Geographic Limitations: There are no geographic limitations for medical research and human services grants.


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