The Lexington Medical Society Foundation is a non-profit corporation (501-c-3) established in 1964 with the funds left over as a result of the mass polio immunization program carried out in this community. Today, most of the income for the LMS Foundation’s is produced from it’s annual golf tournament proceeds and from individual members of the Society. Donations to the LMS Foundation are tax-deductible as a charitable donation. Click here to make a donation to the LMS Foundation.

For questions about the LMS Foundation, contact Christopher Hickey, at (859) 278-0569.

To apply for a 2021 LMS Foundation grant click here. Grant applications are due no later than January 29, 2021.

The Lexington Medical Society Vision:

Lexington Medical Society Foundation seeks to help those who improve community health.

The Lexington Medical Society Mission:

The Lexington Medical Society Foundation endeavors to improve the health of our community through support of Lexington-area, medically-related, non-profit organizations, medical school students, and physician leadership and wellness programs.

Serving on the board of this foundation are 6 members of the Society, 6 lay persons and the presidents of the Society and the Alliance.

2020 Lexington Medical Society Officers:

President – John W. Collins, M.D.
Vice President – David J. Bensema, M.D.
Secretary – John G. Roth, M.D.
Treasurer – Dennis F. Joseph, CPA
Board Members:
Jane Chiles
Gill Dunn, MD Update
Bill Farmer Jr.
Mamata Majmundar, MD
J. Michael Moore, MD
Susan Potter, BB&T
John Roth, MD
Jon Voss, MD

Grants Awarded:

At its annual meeting on February 17, 2020, the Foundation Board of Directors awarded grants, totaling over $20,000, to the following organizations:

  • Baby Health Service
  • Camp Horsin’ Around
  •  Children’s Advocacy Center of the Bluegrass
  • Chrysalis House, Inc.
  •  Explorium of Lexington
  • Faith Pharmacy
  •  Kentucky Cancer Link
  •  LMS Medical Student Emergency Relief
  •  LMS Physician Wellness Program
  •  Lexington Strider’s Walking Club
  •  McDowell House Museum
  •  Mission Lexington
  •  Radio Eye, Inc.
  •  Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Bluegrass
  •  Surgery on Sunday