Tyrous R. Williams and Ruth F. Williams Charitable Trust Grant

The Simpson Foundation

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Deadline: Jul 31, 2020

Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $10,000

Fields of work: Heart Disease Cancer/Oncology

Applicant type: Nonprofit

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

Location of project: Brazos County, Texas

Location of residency: Brazos County, Texas

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About the Foundation

The Tyrous R. Williams and Ruth F. Williams Charitable Trust was established under the Last Will and Testament of Tyrous R. Williams dated September 1, 1993.

Tyrous Reo Williams was born in Henderson, Texas on August 28, 1917. He attended Texas A&M University. Mr. Williams married Emma Ruth Freeman on August 31, 1938, and moved to Houston, Texas where he was in sales for Reed Roller Bit and Baker Hughes.  

After retirement Tyrous and Ruth moved to the Edge Community near Bryan, Texas where he was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.  Mr. Williams passed away on March 10, 2006 in Bryan, Texas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth and son, John Mark Williams.


To assist needy heart and cancer patients, and cancer research in Brazos County, Texas.

Program areas

  • Health  
  • Human services

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


  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Other charitable causes in Brazos County, Texas will also be considered if there are funds available.


  • In accordance with the donor’s wishes, preference may be given to requests for the following purposes/organizations:
    • Assistance to needy cancer patients from Brazos County and any cancer research going on in Brazos County, Texas
    • Assistance to needy heart patients from Brazos County, Texas