The Kazan, McClain, Abrams, Fernandez, Lyons, Greenwood, Oberman, Satterley & Bosl Foundation, Inc, was formed in 1994, and over the years has disbursed over $20 million in grants to a wide array of community and civic organizations, including $6 million for mesothelioma research. Our mission is to benefit the public through grants to organizations and individuals in order to:
- support research into causes of, treatment for, and prevention of occupational and environmental diseases;
- increase and improve public awareness about work-place health and safety, and public health;
- enhance access to, participation in, and education about the legal system and governmental processes;
- advance programs that provide services which lessen the burdens of government and/or provide relief to the poor, distressed or under-privileged;
- combat community deterioration and lessen neighborhood tensions.
We have supported internships and fellowships for public interest positions at the following organizations:
We have also funded scholarships and stipends for youth at:
We have funded medical research for cures of asbestos diseases in cooperation with:
We have also been able to respond to global disasters including Hurricane Katrina, the Indonesian Tsunami, the earthquake in Pakistan and the ongoing genocide in Darfur, Sudan. And we are proud funders of Worksafe, a non-profit dedicated to promoting occupational safety and health.
We are a public charity under IRC 501 (c)(3), with a volunteer part-time staff and a volunteer working board. The Kazan, McClain, Abrams, Fernandez, Lyons, Greenwood, Oberman, Satterley & Bosl Foundation’s expenses are defrayed by Kazan Law, which means that all donations go directly to charitable services.