POLICIES – BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE
The Q Foundation for Kids® is a non-profit corporation and operates exclusively for charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3), public charity organizations of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future Federal tax code. The Q Foundation for Kids® purpose is to perpetuate the financial support and expand the funding provided by the Order of Quetzalcoatl to enable and/or assist children in achieving care in/through the Shriners Hospital for Children system, including, but not limited to, the transportation, temporary housing, meal and sundry expenses of patients, and accompanying guardians of patients, under the care of, or being evaluated for care, at The Shriners Hospitals for Children and all affiliated clinics and outreach facilities.
The Q Foundation for Kids® additional purposes are to financially support the capital purchase of transportation equipment, telemedicine or other general medical equipment, infrastructure and associated maintenance services, or as otherwise determined by the Trustees.
The Q Foundation for Kids® may receive Grant Applications at any time. Applicants for Ordinary Grants must complete and submit their Grant Application to the Grant Review Committee. The Grant Review Committee will receive and review all grant applications to determine their compliance with the Grant Request Policy promulgated by the Board of Trustees. The Committee will forward all applications, along with its recommended action(s), to the Board of Trustees. The Secretary of the Board of Trustees will chair the Grant Review Committee.