Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation: Grants for Diseases

OVERVIEW: The Fixel Family Foundation broadly awards grants to disease related organizations across the United States. It does not focus on funding specific diseases.

IP TAKE: This funder typically awards unrestricted grants to support general operating costs rather than grants restricted to specific projects.

PROFILE: Established around 2010, the Lauren and Lee Fixel Foundation maintains a low public profile and does not maintain a website or employ any paid staff members. According to tax filings, the foundation has sizable assets and funds various nonprofit organizations across the United States including disease-related organizations.  

Fixel Foundation grant amounts can be sizable and exceed $1 million; however, the majority of grants fall in the $25,000 to $100,000 range. Disease-related organizations receiving support from Fixel in the past include the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. The foundation does not denote geographic restrictions for its funding, tax filings indicate a funding pattern that favors organizations located in New York state; however, this should not deter grantseekers as Fixel awards grants to organizations working in a number of states across the country.

The Fixel Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant applications or requests for funding. Instead, it opts to award grants to pre-selected charitable organizations.


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Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation

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Atlanta, Georgia 30361