(West Chester, PA – August 30, 2023): The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award $44,000 in grants to
seven organizations
. With the vision and mission of bettering the life of the Thoroughbred, TERF
primarily aims to support students in pursuit of education in equine medicine and to fund research
efforts which better the life of the Thoroughbred horse
. The Board of Directors of TERF carefully
selected this year’s grant recipients in a competitive grantmaking process. The missions and programs of
the organizations selected to receive this year’s grant awards reflect TERF’s strategic focus and vision as
recently affirmed in a comprehensive strategic planning process.

The following organizations received scholarships and education funding from TERF this year: $2,500 to
Amplifying Horse Racing, $10,000 awarded to Belmont Child Care Association, Inc., $10,000 to
Maryland Horse Foundation, $5,000 to MidAtlantic Horse Rescue, $7,500 to Retired Racehorse Project,
$5,000 to Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, and $4,000 to Wilson College.

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 Moelis, Cory Moelis, Wendy Moon, Anita
Motion, Scott Palmer VMD, and Josh Pons.

To make learn more about the Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation please visit

To make a tax deductible donation to TERF, please visit or send a donation to TERF c/o The Chester County Community
Foundation, 28 West Market Street, West Chester, PA 19382.

For further information, contact:
Beth Krallis, Marketing, Analytics & IT Director
Chester County Community Foundation (484) 887-0467

About the Chester County Community Foundation
Headquartered in West Chester’s Lincoln Building, the Chester County Community Foundation connects
people who care with causes that matter so their legacy philanthropy makes a difference now and
forever. The Community Foundation holds nearly $90 million in trust and annually awards $4.5 million in
grants and scholarships. To learn more about the Community Foundation, visit