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Asmund S. Laerdal Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-02-08

At A Glance

Asmund S. Laerdal Foundation, Inc.

167 Myers Corners Rd.

Wappingers Falls, NY United States 12590-3869

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $6,932,692

Total giving: $252,050






Established in 1977 in DE

Purpose and Activities

The purpose of the foundation is to provide financial support for research or development in the field of acute medicine. Funding priorities include the diagnosis, treatment, and transport of patients with an acute, life-threatening disease or injury. The term encompasses all phases of life support, from the onset of symptoms or the infliction of injury until the patient is stabilized in a non-critical condition. Suitable projects may include experimental or clinical studies, development of teaching and training procedures, improvements of patient transport, and publication of clinical data. Special consideration is given to projects related to pre-hospital emergency care.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Grants for medical research.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Family services
  • Graduate and professional education
  • Health
  • Health care administration and financing
  • Health care management
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • In-patient medical care
  • International development
  • International relations
  • Maternal and perinatal health
  • Reproductive health care
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Infants and toddlers
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $6,932,692 (market value)

Expenditures: $330,050

Total giving: $252,050

Qualifying distributions: $252,050