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Jan 06

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $20,000 TO THE FOUNDATION FOR THE HORSE

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award $ 20,000 to the Foundation for the Horse, the charitable arm of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, to fund graduate student research. In alignment with their mission to support and promote equine research, TERF annually provides grant funding to organizations that are engaged in the research of issues which impact equine health. Funding will be used to support research regarding Osteoarthritis (OA), which remains a debilitating and incurable condition for horses and humans alike. OA not only has a substantial financial impact, but also affects the welfare of… Read More »

Dec 18

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $10,000 TO THOROUGHBRED RETIREMENT FOUNDATION

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) $10,000 to be used for educational purposes. The TRF’s mission is to rescue ex-racehorses, no longer able to compete at the racetrack, from neglect, abuse, and slaughter. Further, TRF collaborates with correctional facilities in eight states to provide vocational training to inmates who, in turn, care for horses that are not suitable for second athletic careers. In alignment with their mission to support and promote equine education by supporting organizations that are educating the public on the proper care of horses, TERF offers their… Read More »

Dec 11

$3.5 MILLION IN COVID-19 RELIEF AWARDED

$3.5 Million in COVID-19 RELIEF AWARDED TO HELP CHESTER COUNTY NONPROFITS RECOVER WITH RESILIENCY AND INNOVATION (West Chester, PA – December 10, 2020): Chester County’s Commissioners have stepped up to help local nonprofits recover from the impact of COVID-19. Through the Restore Chester County Nonprofit Innovation & Resiliency Fund, the Commissioners obtained $3.5 million in federal CARES Act funding.  The Nonprofit Innovation & Resiliency Fund was administered by the Chester County Community Foundation with input from regional funders, United Ways, and Chester County government departments. In November & December, the Community Foundation awarded 134 grants ranging from $2,500 to $100,000… Read More »

Dec 04

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $16,000 TO WILSON COLLEGE

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award Wilson College $16,000 to be used for educational purposes. Wilson College’s mission is to empower students through an engaged, collaborative, liberal arts education which combines the skills and focused study needed for success in work and life. Through a close, supportive community that develops the mind and character of all students, Wilson College prepares students to meet the challenges of a global society. Since 2015, 18 students have been awarded TERF scholarships to continue their education. In alignment with their mission to support and promote equine education by supporting… Read More »

Nov 20

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $12,000 TO CORNELL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine’s mission is to advance veterinary medicine at the interface of discovery and application. They promote research at the molecular, cellular, organismal, and population levels to better inform the practice of medicine, public health, and policy. Cornell is dedicated to excellence in research, educational programs and professional service and seeks to advance understanding of both animal and human health, foster open collaboration across disciplines and institutional boundaries, and integrate discovery with application. In the past, TERF generously awarded grants for need-based scholarships for students interested in pursuing equine medicine. In alignment with their mission to… Read More »