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Donate to TMAF's Annual Campaign now and be recognized for your participation

Did you know your annual gift to TMAF demonstrates a sustained commitment to improving the health of all Texans? That's because when you make a yearly contribution, it strengthens TMAF's capacity to impact the communities it serves by ensuring financial security for the programs, services and activities it provides. Annual gifts are the cornerstone of this success. Read about the TMAF's Annual Fund Campaign.

You Can Be Tax Wise With a Gift of Stock. Did you know that if you own publicly traded stock, it is sometimes "tax-wise" to contribute stock rather than cash? Learn more.

Join one of TMAF’s Giving Societies. You are invited to join a select group of donors who have demonstrated exceptional vision for a healthier Texas through the unique efforts of the physician-designed programs funded by TMA Foundation.


TMAF News and Events

TMA Foundation's 2010 Report to the TMA House of Delegates

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Nominations being sought for the 2011 TMA Foundation John P. McGovern Champion of Health Award! Nominate a program in your neighborhood that promotes healthy lives and healthy communities. Learn more and download the nomination form. Nomination Deadline October 29, 2010!

DEADLINE EXTENDED! TMA Foundation Seeks Grant Proposals! The TMAF Board of Trustees is seeking proposals from county medical societies and alliances for the 2010-2011 Medical Community Grants. County societies and alliances may apply for up to $7,500 in matching funds for local health improvement initiatives. NEW DEADLINE, AUGUST 31, 2010.

TMAF 2009 Annual Report Released! TMA's health improvement programs connect Texans to valuable information and resources they need to live a healthy life. You can read all about how thousands of Texas benefited from these programs in Healthy Connections, the 2009 annual report of TMA Foundation.

TMAF Welcomes New Board Members!

TMA Honors Scholarship and Award Winning Teachers at TexMed 2010

Donors Meet the McGovern Foundation Challenge! Physicians and their families have generously donated more than $12,000 enabling TMAF to qualify for a $10,000 gift from the John P. McGovern Foundation, Houston. Learn more.

Texas Legends a Trail Blazing Success!

TMAF Bestows 2010 Heart of Gold Award! Former TMA and TMAF president, Joseph M. Abell, Jr., MD, recently received the 2010 TMA Foundation Heart of Gold Award for his measurable impact on the life of the foundation. Learn more.

TMA Alliance Continues 16 Year Tradition! More than 50 alliance members donated nearly $2,000 to the TMAA 2009 Holiday Sharing Card campaign which benefits the work of TMA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of TMA. The alliance started the program in 1993. TMAF funds health improvement initiatives including TMA's Hard Hats for Little Heads, Be Wise-Immunize, Minority Scholarship Program and more.

2010 TMA Grants Approved! TMA Foundation Board of Trustees has approved more than $235,000 in grants to TMA health improvement and science initiatives for 2010.  Read more about these grants here.

TMA Foundation Funded Program Wins Two Public Relations Awards! TMA's Hard Hats for Little Heads is a two-time award winner: TMA's Hard Hats for Little Heads program won the Fan Favorite/Best Campaign Award from the Austin Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and the Silver Spur Award in the Texas Public Relations Association's 2009 Silver Spur/Best of Texas Competition. The awards are given for outstanding achievement in nonprofit public relations. Since TMA started the program in 1994, physicians and their families have provided 55,000 Texas children with helmets to prevent head and brain injury while riding a bike.   

Donations to Programs Make an Impact

Improving the Health of All Texans-Grants Made by TMAF


 How You Can Help

Participate in Helping Texans Make Healthy Choices

TMAF's Campaigns and Funds


 Publications

Annual Report (PDF)

SOLUTIONS: TMA Foundation's Newsletter (PDF)

The Fall 2010 issue of SOLUTIONS is being underwritten by generous gifts from TMA Insurance Trust and Frost.


Who We Are 


History of TMAF


Contact us:

TMA Foundation
401 W. 15th Street
Austin, TX 78701
or call (800) 880-1300, ext. 1664 or (512) 370-1664.

TMAF staff are available to answer your questions about the foundation or opportunities for giving. Call Lisa Stark Walsh at (800) 880-1300, ext. 1666, or (512) 370-1666, fax (512) 370-1642. Or you may e-mail Lisa Stark Walsh. You also may wish to visit the foundation booth at TMA conferences.


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