Developing Opportunities

Enriching Lives

Locally & Globally

Offering Hope

Advancing Human Potential

Formed by a respect for the dignity and worth of every human person and acting on the Judeo-Christian values of justice and mercy, The Menard Family Foundation supports organizations which seek to enhance lives through medicine and medical research, education, music and the arts, direct service to the poor and under served, and by animal conservation and therapeutic programs. Through local and international grants, The Menard Family Foundation offers opportunities and hope to people around the world in order to help them to reach their full human potential. The Menard Family Foundation provides financial assistance to Roman Catholic and other faith based organizations including social service organizations, parishes, schools, retreat centers and retired religious.

Grant Updates

Breakfast with the Animals at the San Diego Zoo

On the crisp early morning of December 1, 2018, the Friends of the Animals Breakfast was held at the San Diego Zoo for the Circle of Friends and Heritage Guild members including Director Barbara Menard. Attendees gathered in the zoo party area where they visited with...

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News & Events

Tour of the Scripps Cancer Center

In August 2016, Scripps Health and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center formed a partnership to create Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center, a comprehensive and clinically integrated cancer center care program that will provide adult cancer patients greater...

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Featured Organization

2018 – Fr. Joe’s Villages

From its earliest beginnings Fr. Joe’s Villages was among the organizations funded by Bernard P. Menard and Mary K. Menard. Bernie served on the first advisory board for Fr. Joe Carroll and continued to be one of his supporters and friends. Fr. Joe Carroll is...

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