The Foundation’s Philanthropic Priorities
The Foundation supports or develops programs or foundations including but not limited to:

1. Medical institutions, program support including Medical/Health Advances and Access. Cancer, Heart, Diabetes Treatment and Research, and more

2. Children’s Health, Development, Protection and Well Being;

3. Aging Care, Alzheimer’s, Treatment and Research

4. Women’s issues of Abuse and Health;

5. Animal Care, Wild Life, Fisheries, Improvement and Well Being;

6. Protect and Restore our Environment

7. Education and Scholarships

8. Entrepreneurship and Job Creation

9. Disaster Relief and Assistance

Award Recipients

Wounded Warrior Project is a veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs, service and events for wounded veterans of the military actions following the events of 9/11/2001. We recently have increased our support for this critical support organization of our military personnel who have given so much.
Helping former players in need. Contribute what ever you feel comfortable to the general treasury of our MSU Football Players Association (MSUFPA). We have established an account with the University and the Spartan Fund . Our account number is AA068. Reference this number when

Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world. Learn more about how it works
Our mission is to inspire an era of energy innovation and speed the transition to a sustainable energy economy.
We are committed to providing the best pediatric orthopedic, burn, spinal cord injury, and cleft lip and palate care to children. Shriners has 22 locations across the country.
Dedicated to helping persons who face cancer. Supports research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education.
Our mission is to bring clean and safe drinking water to every person in the world.
The Development Foundation, Del D. Kolbe Scholarship in Business and Entrepreneurship.
Your support helps military widows create their next chapter. While the service member’s sacrifice is often acknowledged by society, many simply forget or fail to recognize the sacrifice of the spouse who is now left a grieving military widow. Oftentimes the invisible wounds of military widows are disregarded due to age or a simple lack of knowledge and understanding.
The American Diabetes Association is a United States-based association working to fight the consequences of diabetes and to help those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to manage, cure and prevent diabetes.
Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's. More than 5 million Americans are living with the disease. There are approximately 500,000 people dying each year because they have Alzheimer's. In 2013, 15.5 million caregivers provided an estimated 17.7 billion hours of unpaid care valued at more than $220 billion.
Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) is part of the University of Utah Health Care system. We serve cancer patients throughout the Intermountain West and provide academic and clinical training for future physicians and researchers. Hope through Research: Our scientists focus on understanding cancer from its beginnings to create safer, more effective treatments. Researchers also study how genes function to look for ways to prevent or even reverse genetic changes that cause cancer.

Donation to Shriner in her name, Valeria Sadde who is an extreme burn victim & benefactor of extensive Shriner’s care is now an extraordinary young person!

“The best gift that Valeria could receive is this donation given in her name. She is very happy she could be a reason to help more children as her that need care and they don't die here in Mexico. We never think why (Valeria's accident) we think what for!! And this is the reason; more kids have the opportunity for living…….”

Disaster relief

Grant recipient for Hurricane Disaster Relief enabling home repairs & Restore wall and utilities to home. Stephen T. Mellinger III making gift on behalf of the Donor Advised Fund

Donation to Shriner’s Hospital Burn Care Galveston, Texas. Accepting is Judy M. Chavez, Regional Donor Development Officer I

Designated by the American Burn Association and the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma as a verified pediatric burn care center, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Galveston provides highly specialized acute, reconstructive and rehabilitative care for children with burns and other soft tissue conditions. Inpatient and outpatient units are designed to allow children to recover in a safe, family-centered environment along the continuum of their care. The world-class physicians, clinicians and researchers are committed to continuously providing advanced burn care and treatment to children from all over the world.

Since Shriners Hospitals for Children — Galveston entered the burn care field in 1966, the survival rate of children with burns over more than 50 percent of their body surface has doubled. Today, patients with burns over 90 percent of their body can survive and go on to lead full, productive lives thanks to the cutting-edge clinical care, research and education at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Galveston. All care and services are provided regardless of the families’ ability to pay.