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Healthcare & Medical Research Initiatives
Whole communities struggle with the effects of smoking, obesity, poor diet, and sedentary habits. That’s the heartbreaking reality in a nation where even very young children are incurring significant risk factors for heart disease. The McGowan Fund recognizes this trend as one of the nation’s great health crises, and our inspiration comes directly from the experience and concerns of our founder, William G. McGowan.
Among our goals in the six regions where we make grants:
We fund this work alongside Education Initiatives and Human Services Initiatives. One current project, Healthy Way to Grow, operates in all six of our grant-making regions. Learn more about applying to the Fund.