May 6, 2022

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to announce the opening of their 2022 research grant awards cycle. With the vision and mission of bettering the life of Thoroughbreds, TERF primarily aims to support students in pursuit of education in equine industry careers and to fund research efforts which better the life of the Thoroughbred racehorse. The missions and programs of the organizations selected to receive this year’s grant awards will reflect TERF’s strategic focus and vision to support and promote equine education and research. Awards will be considered for qualified federally tax exempt 501-c-3 organizations. Information regarding the grant award program can be found at www.terfusa. org. Grant applications will be accepted now through June 30th for research awards.

The Board of Directors of TERF carefully select grant recipients in a competitive grant making process. Grant recipients will receive written notice of TERF’s acceptance of their funding request and/or notice via phone or e-mail by no later than September 1th for research grant awards. In 2021, TERF awarded $100,500 in grants to 12 organizations. TERF’s grants reflect the values set forth by founders Herb and Ellen Moelis. TERF’s current Board, includes Co-Chairs Kathleen Anderson DVM and James Orsini DVM, Lynn Cassimeris Ph.D., Margaret H. Duprey, Gretchen and Roy Jackson, Katelyn Jackson, Ellen and Herb Moelis, Wendy Moon, Anita Motion, Scott Palmer VMD, Josh Pons, and Lucy Zungailia.

To learn more about the Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation and/or to donate please visit

For further information, contact:

Beth Harper Briglia, CPA & CAP, Vice President, Philanthropy Services
Chester County Community Foundation
(610) 696-8045

Jamison Ludgate, Marketing & Outreach Officer
Chester County Community Foundation
(484) 880-4527


The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation is a fund of the Chester County Community Foundation. A copy of the Chester County Community Foundation’s official registration and financial information may be obtained by calling the PA Dept. of State at 1-800-732-0999 (toll free in PA). Registration does not imply endorsement.  EIN 23-2773822. For more information about TERF please visit