About the Foundation

The J. Milton Hoffa and Nellie E. Hoffa Memorial Foundation was established in 2007. It was the desire of Mr. & Mrs. Hoffa that the foundation be used to benefit charitable organizations in the fields of nursing education and health, and those organizations that provide rehabilitation for handicapped children and adults.


Funding Priorities:

  • Nursing Education
  • Rehabilitation for handicapped children and adults
  • Health

Geographic Focus:

Funding for Nursing Education is restricted to Sarasota County, Florida. There are no other geographic restrictions.

Types of Support:

  • Project/Program
  • Scholarship
  • General Operating
  • Capital

Eligibility Requirements:
The Trustees will consider all qualified applications received from organizations that are exempt from taxation under the Internal Revenue Code Section 501 (c)(3). If you are a 509 (a)(3) Supporting Organization, please be prepared to provide additional information.

Grant Cycle and Deadline Information:
The Foundation’s Trustees meet annually in December. November 15th is the deadline for submitting grant proposals to be considered at the annual meeting.

Grant Range:
The average grant size is between $2,500 – $15,000.