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Harrison Fund Committee Now Accepting Applications

The Harrison Fund Committee is accepting the submission of proposals for funding for the term July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014. The Committee has historically supported individual proposals with annual budgets in the range of $5,000 to $20,000.

Applications are due May 20. Proposals should be submitted electronically to Frederick Nunes, MD, chair, Harrison Fund Committee at Frederick.Nunes@uphs.upenn.edu and copy to cigall@pahosp.comDownload the application.

The Harrison Memorial Fund was created by Deed of Trust of George L. Harrison on February 24, 1922.  Among other things, the Trust provides that income from the Fund should be used for “… the direct benefit of poor patients in ways not ordinarily supplied by usual Hospital funds.”  Income from the fund supports prospectively identified therapies for poor patients that are not covered by the patients’ insurers and cannot be covered by their personal financial resources. 

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