Applying for a Grant
September 1st – December 31st, 2019
Watch a Message From the Founder About Our Grant Process
WHO IS A CANDIDATE FOR THE WLSFA GRANT PROGRAM
- You are a patient of a “Center of Excellence” bariatric surgeon and practice.
- You have been referred to the WLSFA by a surgeon to apply for a grant via the Refer Your Patient Form.
- You have been medically approved for bariatric surgery.
- You are exempt from coverage for bariatric surgery by your insurance or have been denied coverage of bariatric surgery or have no medical insurance.
Refer a Patient
Request an Application
To apply for a WLSFA Grant, first watch the video from the funder above, then yu may request an application and checklist of necessary documentation you need to provide.
NOTE: To be considered you must be referred to the WLSFA Grant Program by a qualified surgeon. A written referral letter from the surgeon’s office is not acceptable. The Surgeon Referral Form must be completed.
Once we receive that you will be sent an application.
Contact us for more details.
FINAL CANDIDATE SELECTION
Grant awards are selected on a competitive basis by submission of an official grant application. It is reviewed and evaluated by the WLSFA Grant Selection Committee. Finalists are presented to and selected by the Board of Directors. All decisions are final.
Awards are announced yearly at the WLSFA Making a Difference annual fundraiser.
The Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America is a 501(c)3 Charity. All grants are funded based on funds available in the year cycle. There is no guarantee you will receive a grant if applying.