Grants and Awards

Medical Community and Medical Student Community Leadership Grants

About the Program. Each year TMAF accepts applications from county medical societies, alliance or medical student chapters for community health improvement programs. Society and alliance chapters may apply for up to $7,500 in matching funds from the TMAF Medical Community Grant Program and medical student chapters may apply for up to $3,000 in matching funds from the TMAF Medical Student Community Leadership Grants Program.

Apply for a Community Grant.  Applications for 2017-2018 Community Grants will be available in May!

Report Your Results. Grantees are expected to update the TMA Foundation President and Board of Trustees on the results of their programs. Please use the below forms.

John P. McGovern Champion of Health Award 

About the Award. The Champion of Health Award focuses on exceptional projects that address urgent threats to the public’s health, address TMA science and public health priorities, and further TMAF’s mission: to help physicians create a healthier future for all Texans. Established in 1995, the award has recognized local and statewide programs ranging from access to health care, cancer prevention, childhood obesity, and more. The top winner receives a $5,000 award to be used towards the winning program. TMA Foundation may also recognize a secondary winner with a $2,500 grant.

Nominate a Champion. Nominations for the 2018 award will open in August, 2017.