Dr. Bosarge and the Bosarge Family Foundation support many charities and organizations dedicated to cancer research and treatment, life sciences, and health. In cancer research, Dr. Bosarge’s focus has been on accelerating the development of breakthrough immunotherapies with the potential to cure more cancers. In 2017, he was honored with the prestigious American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Distinguished Public Service Award.
Dr. Bosarge is a passionate and effective change agent who helps to drive maximum impact on a local, national and international level. In his home state of Texas, Dr. Bosarge and the Bosarge Family Foundation gives generously to charities, academic institutions and public advocacy organizations including the Houston Museum of Natural Science and the Texas Public Policy Foundation. As a tireless advocate for stem cell therapy, Dr. Bosarge and the Bosarge Family Foundation have provided significant support for a series of international stem cell conferences in Vatican City.
In Maine, where Dr. Bosarge spends time during the summer, he has championed environmental sustainability efforts through support of the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. The Bosarge Family Education Center, which opened in 2011, fulfills its mission to protect, preserve and enhance the botanical heritage and natural landscape of coastal Maine through horticulture, education and research.
Dr. Bosarge is a profound believer in the arts’ ability to expand our imagination, animate civil society, and enrich the lives of individuals and communities. Through the Bosarge Family Office, Dr. Bosarge has provided support for a range of fine arts and cultural programs including the Houston Symphony. An avid history buff, Dr. Bosarge’s admiration for historical aviation, the Family Foundation has given generously to the Dakota Territory Air Museum, the Red Tail Squadron Exhibit and the Texas Flying Legends Museum.
The Texas Flying Legends Museum is dedicated to honoring the past and inspiring future leaders of tomorrow through active display of World War II warbirds. With innovative programming and one-of-a-kind displays, the Texas Flying Legends team take to the skies to demonstrate the strength, pride and valor that each member of the US armed forces carried with them during a period of time when America needed them most. The volunteer pilots who fly these famous warbirds today say their goal is to use them to tell America’s history and keep their stories alive.