Family Fund Grant

Applying for funding

As an MUSC employee you can apply for Family Fund contributions to support projects that impact the mission of the Medical University of South Carolina. 

Annual grant cycle

The application window for 2020 to 2021 funding will begin in May 2020. Applications are reviewed by the Family Fund Allocation Committee in May and grant decisions are announced in June 2020.

Award amounts

Grants range from $250 to $2,500. All funds are to be used by June 30, 2021.

Giving history

Since 1999, the Family Fund has supported various projects with the contributions made by MUSC employees. Some projects have addressed an immediate need in a department, while others support long-term projects. All of the grants have one thing in common, they positively impact the mission of the Medical University through education, patient care, and research.

Eligibility criteria

All projects must positively impact the mission of the Medical University and the larger service community.

  • Education
  • Patient care
  • Research

Family Fund Allocation Committee

Each grant proposal is reviewed by the Family Fund Allocations Committee. Participation in the Family Fund Allocation Committee is open to all donors to the fund.

View the Family Fund Grant Proposal Evaluation and Scoring Procedures.

Submittal instructions

Grant applications for the 2020 to 2021 funding window must be submitted by 5 p.m., May 29, 2020. All grant funding must be in compliance with the MUSCFoundation guidelines (page 13 of the Accounts Payable Policy and Procedure Manual) and can only be used for the project detailed in the initial submission to the Family Fund Allocation Committee. 


If you have any questions regarding the Family Fund grant cycle or employee giving please contact the Office of Annual Giving, Veronica Vereen, director of annual giving at