Charitable Donation Request Application

2018 Donation Making Process

Founded in 1989, the CSMS Charitable Trust enables CSMS physician members to contribute to organizations fighting illness, domestic violence, poverty, and homelessness in Connecticut. A 501(c)3, the Charitable Trust is funded exclusively by voluntary contributions from Connecticut physicians and through the CSMS Biondino Golf Classic.  Since its inception, the CSMS Charitable Trust has donated more than $500,000 to local nonprofits.

Donations will be given to nonprofit, 501(c)3 organizations that provide services to combat hunger, homelessness, domestic violence, and/or support a particular illness.  Click here to see past recipients.  If you have previously been granted funds this does not disqualify you from future donations.

Download the 2018 application here: CSMS Charitable Trust Application

Applications will be reviewed by the CSMS Charitable Trust Committee and honorees will be notified by the fall of 2018.

Donations will not be awarded to:

  • Endowments
  • Debt reduction
  • Lobbying
  • Individuals
  • Political organizations and campaigns


Your responsibilities if you are awarded a donation:

CSMS expects to be recognized in all related press releases and publicity.  You may be asked to visit our office to have a photo taken during a check presentation with a member from our Charitable Trust Committee.  A short summary will also be required within 9 months of receiving  your donations.

Application deadline: September 7, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (EST).





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