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The Walter W. and Maria Teresa Regirer Foundation


Last profile update: 11/02/2017
Last grant data update: 04/17/2018

At A Glance

The Walter W. and Maria Teresa Regirer Foundation

P.O. Box 26665

Richmond, VA United States 23261-6665

Telephone: (804) 782-7114

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation




Established in 2014 in VA. During their lives, the Regirers operated several nursing homes around Richmond, including the venerable Mrs. Plyler’s, University Park and Windsor Nursing Home. Mr. Regirer, an attorney, also became an acknowledged expert in health law, aging, Medicare and Medicaid issues; serving on several national and state boards and commissions, including President of the Virginia Health Care Association, Vice President and General Counsel of the Virginia Medicare and Medicaid Council, director of the Capital Area Agency on Aging, and the Capital Area Health Advisory Council. He was a member of the Governor’s Advisory Board on Aging (1986-1990) and the Governor’s Task Force on Medical Response Disaster Planning (1988). The Regirers were advocates of continuing education in matters related to health care.

Purpose and Activities

The Foundation’s primary area of focus is serving the needs of the elderly and aging. Areas of focus would include: 1) Charitable health-care organizations and hospitals in Greater Richmond and Central Virginia with programs serving the needs of the elderly and aging; 2) Non-profit educational organizations (including preparatory schools, colleges and universities) located in Virginia offering educational programs for nurses, doctors and other healthcare providers specific to caring for the physical and mental health of the elderly and aging populations of Greater Richmond and Central Virginia; 3) Non-profit organizations offering legal services to the elderly and continuing education programs in elder law to legal professionals.