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J. Marion Sims Foundation, Inc.

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Last profile update: 01/12/2017
Last grant data update: 08/12/2017

At A Glance

J. Marion Sims Foundation, Inc.

800 N. White St.

Lancaster, SC United States 29720-2177

Telephone: (803) 286-8772

URL: www.jmsims.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

570355295

BRIDGE Number

1145916988

Background

Established in 1995 in SC; converted from sale of Elliott White Springs Memorial Hospital, Inc. - The J. Marion Sims Foundation takes its name from one of Lancaster County's most distinguished historical figures. Dr. James Marion Sims was one of the most famous physicians of the time, renowned as a surgical genius and as one of the founders of operative gynecology. He practiced briefly in Lancaster before moving his practice to Alabama, and later to New York City

Purpose and Activities

The foundation supports programs and projects of prevention and education that enhance health and wellness in Lancaster County, SC, and the communities of Great Falls and Fort Lawn.