GUIDELINES & INFORMATION

Purpose:  The Utah Medical Association Foundation issues financial grants for projects to improve or support education of physicians and nurses; to improve facilities and treatment options;  to support public health projects that serve to mitigate or prevent disease – all specifically for the benefit of the citizens of Utah.  Giving is limited to 501(c)(3) organizations.  Some examples of projects funded in the past include Baby Your Baby, Check Your Health, Childhood Immunization Campaigns, Antibiotic Misuse/Overuse Prevention, Boys' Ranch Health Clinic, Rural Health Education Program, the Rape Recovery Center, the Health Access projects, the Utah Domestic Violence Council, etc.

DONATING TO THE FOUNDATION

There are several ways of supporting the work of the UMA Foundation. See the options below:

You can send a check for any amount to:

UMA Foundation
c/o Michelle S. McOmber, MBA, CAE
310 E. 4500 South, Suite 500
Salt Lake City, UT 84107-4250

To set up a recurring monthly donation, you can choose your option and click the SUBSCRIBE button.

Monthly Donation Amounts
You can make a one-time credit card or PayPal donation of any amount by clicking the DONATE button.

Donations to the UMA Foundation are tax-deductible since the Foundation is itself a 501(c)3 charitable organization.
  


APPLYING FOR FUNDING

The Foundation is interested in detailed, complete applications for specific projects.  It requires a full accounting of all expenditures of grant money and accurate reports detailing the outcome of specific funded projects.

The Application Form is available either in PDF Format or as a Microsoft Word document.


APPLICATION DEADLINES:

First Period

Applications received by April 15
Applications reviewed from April 15 to May 15
Notification of approval or rejection by June 1
Grants paid out in May – June

Second Period

Applications received by October 15
Applications reviewed from October 15 to November 30
Notification of approval or rejection by December 1
Grants paid out in November – December
 

MAIL DOCUMENTS TO:

Utah Medical Association Foundation

Attn: Michelle McOmber
310 E. 4500 South, Suite 500
Salt Lake City, UT 84107-4250


UMA Foundation Board
 
PositionFull NameCityWork PhoneEmail
MemberDavid F. Cole, MD FACEPSalt Lake City(801) 463-7415davidfcole@yahoo.com
MemberMr. F. James CowanCenterville(801) 294-9559fjamescowan@gmail.com
MemberMr. Richard HorneSalt Lake City(801) 715-7140rghorne1@netscape.net
MemberVal B. Johnson, MDOgden(801) 721-8332valjohnson0966@msn.com
MemberHeather D. Sojourner, MDSouth Jordan(801) 433-2873sojournerhealth@hotmail.com
MemberCatherine J. Wheeler, MDSalt Lake City(801) 272-6100cjwheeler@msn.com