“Name a Grant” Research Program

ABOH-logo-website-headerYou can help us change the course of lung cancer research to discover better treatments and save lives.

A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation’s “Named Research Grant” enables a donor to fund part or all of a research fellowship in their name or in memory or honor of a loved one.

  • For a minimum gift of $30,000 in one calendar year you can apply for a named research grant at A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation.
  • With a lifetime giving level of $100,000, you can apply for a named grant at A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation.
Steps for setting up Named Research Grant
  1. Upon making your decision to donate at a level of $30,000 or more, please contact Nancy Torrison, executive director of A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation.
  2. Work with executive director to determine the type of gift you are interested in (research theme must be approved by the A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation Research Committee).
  3. Sign Memorandum of Understanding to establish a restricted fund designated for research in your/your loved one’s name.
  4. Upon making your gift, A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation creates Request for Proposal (RFP) and submits to researchers at U.S. research institutions across the country
  5. A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation Research Committee, along with their national expert panel, reviews grants and selects the awardee of the grant.
  6. A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation provides you with the name of the researcher and the selected project.
  7. Your named grant will be acknowledged and recognized in several ways, including but not limited to the following:
    • Your name on the RFP that is launched nationally
    • Special photo opportunity with you and your researcher
    • Special recognition in local paper and A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation’s Newsletter (sent to 10,000 supporters)
    • Special recognition on A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation website
    • Inclusion in A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation social media announcements
    • Video excerpt to be featured on A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation website to highlight why you chose to fund this project and what it means to you and your family on a personal basis