The Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund is a private foundation to be held in perpetuity. The Trustees are authorized to distribute the income of the Fund to the following public charities:
- 10% of annual distributions shall be to one or both of the following charities:
- CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health Care Corporation, to be used for the care of crippled children in need of medical treatment and financial assistance, and
- Boysville, Inc., San Antonio, Texas.
- The balance of annual distributions shall be to charitable organizations engaged in medical research with emphasis in awarding grants to be given to research to find cures for cancer, heart disease, arthritis, muscular dystrophy, retinitis, and/or maculative degeneration of the retina.
The Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund announces the 2017 recipients of its Young Investigator Awards which will provide $2,250,000 in charitable grants for research in the San Antonio, Texas area over the next three years.