Leona Gruber Trust Grants

May 29, 2013       The NonProfit Times       [post_view]       0

The Leona Gruber Trust seeks to fund organizations that provide the most benefit to humanity such as hospitals and educational institutions. The Trust will distribute 15 grants per year with an average size of $2,000. Preference may be given to requests for the following:

  • Youth – The Trust supports youth programs; particularly those that focus on “high risk” children. Preference is given to projects and programs addressing a specific need. Examples not meant to be inclusive are YWCA, YMCA, Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Campfire Boys & Girls, Children’s Home, etc.
  • Health Care – The Trust supports local programs that target alcohol and drug abuse. They also support local hospitals and wellness programs. The trust will not directly fund medical research or fellowships.
  • Community – The Trust supports local programs that address the particular needs of families; particularly low-income families, single parents, and the elderly population.
  • Education – The Trust does not directly provide scholarships to individuals for college, graduate study, vocational, or technical training. They will consider supporting scholarship programs at local educational institutions.

The Leona Gruber Trust

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Applications Accepted Year-Round

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Eligible Organizations:

The Foundation generally supports organizations that have 501(c)(3) status as defined by the Internal Revenue Code. There are no geographic limitations, though the Trust has a history of funding organizations in Lehigh County and Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Applications are accepted year-round, but should be submitted by January 31 to be considered at the annual grant meeting each March.