2021 Medical Research Grant Cycle has been POSTPONED

The 2021 Medical Research Competitive Grant Cycle has been postponed. Check back later for updates.

The Community Foundation for Brevard uses a competitive grant process to annually award medical cause and cure research grants from the Kenneth R. Finken and Dorothy Hallam Finken Endowment Fund. Information and guidelines about the annual Medical Research Grant process are outlined below.


  • Please be sure to download the 2021 Research Grant Guidelines to learn about the application requirements, restrictions, and the files required to be provided with your application.
  • Download the 2021 Medical Research Grant Application
  • Download the Project Budget template

The recommended medical cause and cure research grant maximum request per applicant for 2021 is $43,000. We plan to award at least two grant awards this year.

If you have any questions, or to submit your application, please e-mail Donna Sewell, philanthropy manager at:

Thank you for your interest!