Shaffer Family Foundation

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Mission

To support innovative and leading-edge medical research projects in Southern California. The Foundation is particularly interested in supporting projects likely to accomplish large-scale change in the near term.

Application deadlines

March 31, August 31

Program areas

Health

Program limitations

Medical research

States served

California

Geographic limitations

Southern California

Types of support

Project/program support

Population served

All

The Shaffer Family Foundation supports innovative and leading-edge medical research projects in Southern California. The Foundation is particularly interested in supporting projects likely to accomplish large-scale change in the near term.

Requirements

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

Limitations

The foundation typically does not fund requests for:

  • General operating support

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round, but must be submitted by March 31 to be considered at the Spring grant meeting, and by August 31 to be considered at the Fall grant meeting.

Communications

Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated within 60 days after the application deadline.

Required agreements and reports

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

About the Foundation

The Shaffer Family Foundation was established in 2011.