Hormel Foundation Gives Out $6.1 Million in Grants


The Hormel Foundation, a Minnesota nonprofit, has approved $6.1 million in grants to be allocated in 2014 to several Austin-area organizations.

Hormel Institute, a well-esteemed cancer research center, is the main recipient of grant funds, as established by a 1942 agreement between the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota and The Hormel Foundation.


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Federal Programs Related to - Cancer Research

Programs involved in the systematic study of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of neoplasms, abnormal formations of tissue, such as a tumor or growth, which serve no useful function, but grow at the expense of the healthy organism. Bladder Cancer Research; Bone Cancer Research; Brain Cancer Research; Brain Neoplasms Research; Brain Tumors Research; Burkitt's Lymphoma Cancer Research; Renal Cancer Research; Sarcoma Research; Stomach Cancer Research; Testicular Cancer Research

Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other

Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.



Meticulon, a project of Autism Calgary Association in partnership with the federal government and the Sinneave Family Foundation, operates as a social enterprise that renders high-tech services provided by people with autism, leveraging their natural abilities at requiring attention to detail, repetition, and sequencing.




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