Francis Family FoundationTime 2022-09-11 18:29:15
Web Name: Francis Family Foundation
funding Pulmonary Research in North AmericaLearn More">
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Foundation Condemns Systemic Racism
The Francis Family and the Foundation's Board of Directors condemn racism in all its forms and call for our community to address the systemic racism affecting minority communities. Click on NEWS for the complete statement.
Granting Priorities Changed in 2022
In 2022, the Foundation structure transitioned from a community board to a family board and the granting priorities and strategies changed with this transition. Click on NEWS for more information.
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Francis Family Foundation funding enables breakthrough solutions in pulmonary medicine leading to the development of enhanced treatments and cures for pulmonary diseases.more
“The Francis Family Foundation is very interested in how to maximize each child’s development before school begins, as this appears to be a critical time and has direct links to the serious dropout problem.”
– John B. Francis
Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture organizations, from Theatre Atchison in Kansas to the Albrecht -Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph, Missouri, are supported by the Francis Family Foundation.more
Where we serve
The Francis Family Foundation envisions current and future generations of well-rounded Individuals who are creative, lifelong learners, striving to achieve their fullest potential within their communities.
The Parker B. Francis Fellowship program is dedicated to advancing research in pulmonary biology and respiratory disease. Visit our dedicated Fellowship Program website at http://www.francisfellowships.org
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KC Chalk and Walk Festival – Mattie Rhodes CenterJenny Mendez, Cultural Arts Director, Mattie Rhodes Center,
“Thank you so much for your ongoing support of programs at Mattie Rhodes. The supplies that your funds covered were used by many of the children, who participated in the children’s area at the Chalk and Walk Festival. We would not have been able to participate this year without funding for supplies. We truly appreciate your assistance!”... Jenny Mendez, Cultural Arts Director, Mattie Rhodes CenterRead more
KC Chalk and Walk Festival – Parisole ArtsRenae Silvey, Executive Director, Parisole Arts,
“Parisole Arts was proud to provide free demonstrations of its KidsCRAFT education program by utilizing supplies provided by KC Chalk and Walk Festival. We were able to offer two craft projects for all children ages 5-18, who attended the Festival. Each participant decorated a greeting card for a child at either Children’s Mercy Hospital or Ronald McDonald House. Without the contributionContinue Reading... Renae Silvey, Executive Director, Parisole ArtsRead more
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