Thanks to TMA Foundation donors, volunteers, and community collaborators, along with TMA and TMA Alliance members like you, we seized opportunities to improve health while COVID-19 presented challenge after challenge. We did it together. Lives were saved. Children protected. Wellness activities provided to stressed and burned-out TMA member physicians. Excellence in science teaching celebrated and rewarded. Medical and nursing students supported in their training. And more.
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TMAF is a 501 (c)(3) organization that serves as the philanthropic arm of TMA. To maximize effectiveness, projects can be tailored to meet local needs and often involve public-private collaborations.More About TMAF
Is there a worthy health improvement program in your community? If so, consider nominating it for the 2021 TMAF John P. McGovern Champion of Health Award which carries a first place prize of $7,500.
An anonymous donor couple generously matched the first $10,500 “Make-A-Difference” donations contributed by the donors listed below. All total, more than $21,525 was raised for TMA’s Hard Hats for Little Heads!
Apply through your TMA county medical society, alliance or medical student chapter.
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Three Houston physicians, a Tyler volunteer, and a distinguished professor at UT Austin were elected to serve as officers on the TMA Foundation Board of Trustees.
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Become a PULSE donor by signing-up to donate monthly (or at the frequency of your choice). Regular contributions ensure the TMA Foundation can support unanticipated funding opportunities.
Pulse Donors help us ensure a healthy Texas!
This year, TMAF grants are already supporting 30 public health initiatives thanks to the generosity of a record number of donors in 2020.
Together, and in collaboration with community organizations like the TMAA, we're supporting uninsured and underserved Texans who face chronic health conditions, lack access to care, and need science-based information to make health decisions.
Special thanks to the John P. McGovern Foundation for matching the first $10,000 in gifts to TMAF’s Star Campaign! Since 2006, the McGovern Foundation has led this generous, unrestricted gift matching opportunity to create a Healthy Now and a Healthy Future! TMAF deeply appreciates these 46 donors who together contributed a record $20,625 to more than meet the match and improve the health of all Texans.
More than 130 guests joined online for TMA Foundation’s first virtual gala, Superheroes: Meeting the Challenge, on Friday, May 14, in conjunction with TexMed 2021. Thanks to top sponsor H-E-B and 42 others, an estimated $275,000 was raised to improve the health of all Texans.
Join more than 120 of your colleagues whose gifts to the TMAF General Endowment are providing sustained philanthropic funding for the community health improvement work of TMA physicians, medical students and alliance members over the long term.
Join us on April 29, 2022, for the 29th Annual Gala. Held in conjunction with TexMed 2022 at the Hilton Americas, Houston!
The Family of Funds serve as the umbrella for TMAF funds and endowments supporting educational goals and charitable health improvements. Apply today or develop a fund.
Family of Funds
TMA Foundation is proud to count a record number of donors in 2020. With your collaboration, we're reaching even more people in our goal to create a Healthy Now and a Healthy Future for all Texans.
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Follow along with the latest news from the TMA Foundation. Our quarterly newsletter explores recent TMAF funded initiatives as well as details about our donors. Detailed annual reports are published every summer.