Hexberg Family Foundation: Grants for Diseases

OVERVIEW: The Hexberg Family Foundation does not have a specific grantmaking program dedicated to disease organizations; however, it awards a number of grants to related organizations.

IP TAKE: This funder’s domestic grantmaking indicates that it funds both small and large organizations both large. It lacks transparency, which restricts further information about its grantmaking strategies and application process.

PROFILE: Established in 2001 in Laguna Beach, California, the Hexberg Family Foundation is a modestly sized organization that does not operate a website or employ a formal staff. The foundation’s tax filings indicate an interest in investing in disease-related organizations across the country. Hexberg does not impose geographic restrictions in its funding; however, it tends to prioritize West Coast grantmakers.

Hexberg grant amounts are modest in size, often ranging from between $5,000 and $15,000. Disease organizations receiving grants from Hexberg in the past include the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, which received funding for its research to find a cure for brain tumors in children, and the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, which received a grant for its work researching innovative treatments and a cure for HIV/AIDS.

The Hexberg Family Foundation does not impose geographic restrictions in its grantmaking and does not accept unsolicited grant applications, proposals, or requests for funding.


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