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Education and Projects

Our goal is to maximize collaboration opportunities and to further education for healthcare providers, students and individuals engaged in sustaining and and advancing evidence based treatments for civilians, veterans, military, and their families that are affected by brain-related trauma and or tumors. 

Our Work and Partners 

Veterans Home of California, Yountville

Tug McGraw Brain Food Garden 

Tug's Mixed Nutts

The Creative Brain 

Virginia High Performance 


Experiences for individuals with brain-related trauma and or tumors

Tug McGraw Foundation's One Seat Today to Further Tomorrow

Provides travel on American Airlines for healthcare providers and students to grab a seat at various conferences with leading experts addressing the most relevant, cutting edge, education and practices on brain-related trauma and tumors. 

Completed Projects

TMF’s Invisible Brain Injury Project
The Tug McGraw Foundation has partnered with CereScan Corp. of Denver, CO, and other leading organizations to seek new and more efficient identification of and treatment for invisible wounds such as Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI).

State of the Home Address, Veterans Home of California, Yountville

Navy SEAL Foundation Whole Warrior Health Forum 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Soaring Valor WWII Trip with Gary Sinise and American Airlines 

American Airlines Skyball 2016, 2017, 2018

fStop Warrior Project Camp Pendleton 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Serving Those That Served Education, Veterans Home of California Yountville 

 Veterans Medical Research Foundation, Dr. Carie Rodgers Grant 


Navy SEAL Foundation Whole Warrior Health Forum 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 

Soldiers to Summit Retreats
TMF's & One Mind Study with Brown and Tufts Universities
TMF & Veterans Medical Research Foundation Study

Veterans Medical Research Foundation study will evaluate the effectiveness of an enhanced training method for community-based mental health providers learning Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). The method will be employed to treat veterans with Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD). Carie Rodgers, Ph.D., ABPP, at the VA San Diego Healthcare System based Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health will be the primary investigator for the study.

Tim McGraw Camp Pendleton

AirForce Reserves Refer One

Partnership for Military Medicine Symposium

Country United took place on November 6 and 7, 2009 in Washington, D.C.  The two-day event brought together the Partnership for Military Medicine Symposium highlighted discoveries in military medicine and fostered military/civilian collaboration to advance research and clinical care, while the Country United Gala recognized efforts of medical researchers, clinicians, educators and supporters of military medicine research.


2004-2013 the Tug McGraw Foundation helped to ensure the future of medicine by providing funding to the Collegiate Athlete Pre-Medical Experience (CAPE) at Duke University, which supports female collegiate athletes interested in medicine.

The Tim McGraw Medical Education Scholarship provided a partial support for one Duke University graduate who participated in the CAPE program. The selected student had the opportunity to attend Duke University Medical School.

Quality of Life Research Summit 

The Tug McGraw Foundation helped advance discussion about the importance of QOL research for brain tumor patients and their families.

Quality of Life Research Grant Duke Brain Tumor Center 



Grateful to all of You for helping us Improve Quality of Life.

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