Since its establishment in 2010, the George R. Tiller, M.D., Memorial Fund for the Advancement of Women’s Health at Wichita Foundation has granted more than $1 million to nonprofits in Kansas who help women help themselves. These grants provide comprehensive health services, support and compassion to vulnerable women to realize their dreams.
Dr. Tiller was a board-certified Diplomat of the American Academy of Family Physicians and practiced for more than 40 years.
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NEW APPLICATION PROCESS
Step 1 - Submit a letter of inquiry by March 31. This scaled-down version of the current grant application will consist of two questions asking for a proposed project (300 words or less) and a simple budget.
Step 2 - The committee will invite nonprofits to apply for funding. We will provide a more detailed application for finalists to complete.
Step 3 - Selected nonprofits to submit detailed applications by June 30. Grantees will be announced in the fall.
Organizations in Kansas may apply for up to $25,000. Projects should focus on reproductive health and services to women in need, such as:
- Medical education, but not scholarships
- Medical testing expenses linked to reproductive health for women in need
- Fellowships or research related to women's reproductive health
- Sex education programs in elementary, middle or high schools
- Film, video or documentary productions
- Substance abuse programs for women in need
- Offsetting the delivery of medical services related to reproductive health to women
- Disease specific organizations related to reproductive health, such as breast or ovarian
Requests not accepted
The Fund will not accept grant requests for business expense operations, advertising, scholarships, rent, living expenses, tables at charity events, capital or endowment campaigns, publications, or computer equipment.