The Edna G. Kynett Memorial Foundation was founded in 1954 by Harold H. Kynett in memory of his wife, Edna. The Foundation's mission is the "scientific study, prevention, early diagnosis and alleviation of diseases of the human heart and circulatory system; and the training of students, general practitioners and specialists" in that field of healthcare.
The Foundation seeks to fulfill Mr. Kynett’s vision by funding innovative projects, particularly those targeting the underserved, designed to improve the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease and advance the understanding of cardiac health.
60th Anniversary Special Program.
Addressing Cardiovascular Disparities: Integrating Community and Clinical Approaches
To celebrate its 60th anniversary, The Edna G. Kynett Memorial Foundation, Inc. is instituting a special grant opportunity. The Foundation is seeking proposals for interventions designed to address the burden of cardiovascular disease in vulnerable populations. Interventions must include an active community outreach strategy integrated with health care services. The application deadline is October 15, 2014. The Foundation is particularly interested in interventions that include community health or other outreach workers. Organizations which are applying for a 60th Anniversary grant may also apply for a grant in the usual 2014 fall grant cycle.