King County Medical Society Community Foundation

The King County Medical Society Community Foundation (KCMS-CF) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 charitable organization dedicated to:

  • Supporting Diversity in Medicine: Providing grants to Underrepresented in Medicine (URiM) medical students in Washington State.
  • Fostering Collaboration: Unifying the medical profession and creating partnerships with healthcare and community organizations to enhance public health.
  • Advancing Medical Excellence: Upholding the value of the physician-patient relationship and advancing the medical profession.
  • Creating a Legacy: Ensuring the long-term impact and legacy of the King County Medical Society.

How You Can Help: Your donations can make a significant impact! You can direct your contributions to specific initiatives or let us know if you have a special designation in mind.

The Underrepresented in Medicine Scholars Grant (URiM):

The KCMS-CF provides grants to support URiM students, acknowledging the unique challenges they face and the importance of diversity and inclusion in medicine for improving healthcare.

General Fund Donations

  • Education: Scholarships for medical students to address financial needs.
  • Community: Promoting civic responsibility through charitable gifts, outreach, and volunteerism.
  • History: Preserving the rich history of medicine and public health in King County.

Matching Gifts and Workplace Giving

Maximize Your Impact: Check if your employer offers a matching gift program to double your donation. If not, consider starting a new campaign at your workplace!

Honor or Memorial Donations: Make a donation in memory or honor of a loved one, outstanding employee, or healthcare professional. Celebrate their contributions with a meaningful gift.

For more information, contact our CEO, Nancy L. Belcher, at

Join Us in Making a Difference: Your support helps us cultivate a diverse and inclusive medical community, promote public health, and preserve the history and integrity of the medical profession. Together, we can transform lives and healthcare for everyone.

The KCMS Community Foundation Board of Directors

    • Danny Low, MD President
    • Nancy L. Belcher, Ph.D., MPA Secretary-Treasurer
    • Michelle Terry, MD
    • Jill Watanabe, MD, MPH, FACP
    • Leo Morales, MD, Ph.D
    • Sherry Williams, MPA