|Earl and Loraine Miller's love for the
Children of Long Beach prompted them to establish the Earl B.
and Loraine H. Miller Foundation as well as build the Miller
inception in 1967, the foundation has maintained its focus on
children and their health care needs within the Greater Long
Beach community. As the Foundation approached the new
millennium, the Board of Trustees conducted a "needs assessment"
for the children of Long Beach.
As a result, the board adopted the
concepts of the "treating the whole child" and the World Health
Organization's definition of health. These concepts were
integrated into the Foundations strategic plan.
"Health is a state of complete
social well-being and not
the absence of
Note: The Miller
Foundation does not accept unsolicited applications or
proposals. For approved applications please follow
the following procedure
Your proposal letter should
include, in three pages or less:
- A brief description
of your organization's history, specific objectives
and current Long Beach programs
- A description of
your request: include goals and objectives
- Amount of request
and total overall cost
- Evaluation process
to determine success
- How your request
complements the Miller Foundation's goals
In addition, please send:
- Evidence of
tax-exempt, nonprofit status
- Copy of most recent
year-end financial statement and current interim
- Copy of your
current strategic or business plan and budget
|The Foundation's concept of "treating the
whole child" is incorporated into five interrelated goals.
To support families in seeking knowledge, access and
treatment of quality health care.
To support education of all children in Long Beach with an
emphasis on early childhood.
To promote moral character development, respect for others
and a sense of responsibility at all stages of a child's
To increase exposure to and awareness of the various art
forms and their importance to child development.
Family and Child Development
To educate and support families to raise healthy children.
The Foundation is dedicated to achieving
these goals by awarding grants to and working in collaboration
with organizations that embrace our mission.