About Us

Partnering for a healthy community.

The Research Foundation empowers people to lead healthier lives through health education and scholarship programs.

Guiding principles

  • We believe in the power of learning. Education can transform lives today and for generations to come.
  • We work in partnerships. We multiply our efforts and resources by joining forces with those we serve and organizations who share our vision.
  • Every investment should create sustainable good. We leverage our resources through partnerships that build greater capacity for lasting change.
  • Effective work requires assessment and measurement. Our decisions are based on thorough assessment of needs and measurable outcomes.
  • Fiscal responsibility requires transparency. Our fiscal practices mandate decisions ensuring our support of the community in perpetuity.
  • Privacy Policy
    We do not sell or otherwise disclose information about our volunteers or supporters outside of our immediate organization. This policiy has no exceptions. We do not sell or exchange your information with any other organization; public, private or nonprofit. Download our privacy policy (PDF).