Dr. Richard W. Adams Charitable Foundation

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Mission

To support a variety of charitable causes with a preference for supporting education in medical science, promoting agriculture and conservation, and preserving wildlife.

Application deadlines

May 1

Program areas

Education
Environment, animals

States served

NC

Geographic limitations

There are no geographic limitations; however, the foundation primarily supports the Piedmont region of North Carolina.

Other limitations

The foundation does not make grants directly to individuals.

Types of support

Preference will be given to requests for the following:

  • Requests from Wake Forest University School of Medicine with a strong preference for supporting long-time residents of the Piedmont region of North Carolina whose intent is to practice medicine in such region.
  • Organizations to provide scholarships or other funding to help employees of Davis Regional Medical Center (Statesville, NC) or their family members pursue training in medical science.
  • Organizations and programs promoting agriculture and conservation.
  • Organizations and programs focused on preserving wildlife.

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The Dr. Richard W. Adams Charitable Foundation supports a variety of charitable causes with a preference for supporting education in medical science, promoting agriculture and conservation, and preserving wildlife.

Requirements

  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt governmental units or charitable organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.

Limitations

  • There are no geographic limitations; however, the foundation primarily supports the Piedmont region of North Carolina.
  • The foundation does not make grants directly to individuals.

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by May 1 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting.

Communications

Applicants will receive an email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated by year end for applications received by the deadline.

Required agreements and reports

Periodic progress reports and final reports may be required for funded projects.

About the Foundation

The Dr. Richard W. Adams Charitable Foundation was created in 2018 to support a variety of charitable causes with a preference for supporting education in medical science, promoting agriculture and conservation, and preserving wildlife.