- Provide sustainable improvements in TB and basic health care for the underserved population, meeting needs in present and indefinite future;
- Encourage locally developed, community-based solutions that deliver immediate and tangible benefits;
- Use Firland grant as seed money to encourage and initiate innovative projects with partners
- Occasionally, we will fund grants related to other chronic lung diseases
- Improve health in communities of need by setting up long-term, self-sustaining programs that will have dramatic, positive, lasting impact on the children and families in those communities.
- Provide funding for medical clinics, train health workers and supply existing clinics and hospitals with equipment and supplies.
- When necessary to support the success of our primarily objective, we may also support clean water, health education and micro-business projects.
- The foundation awards the majority of its grants to 501 (c)(3) organizations and other non-profit or tax-exempt organizations.
- We do not award grants to individuals.
- Projects should have measurable results with an identified, reliable reporting mechanism.
- When possible, we encourage collaboration with government, NGO, or other non-profit partners to enable broader project reach and take advantage of current infrastructure.