Foundation Grants List 10/2/2019

Grant Recommendations

Welcome! Here are this week’s recommended foundations. These grants will be for various types of organizations, so they may not always be a perfect fit for you. However, there will be some that are. We also offer customized grant research reports that offer grants researched specifically for your organization, provide you with all of the submission requirements, deadlines, and a researched recommended request amount so that you can put your best effort forward when you apply.

This week’s focus is on Housing/Shelter Programs. Some of the deadlines may have passed, but you can keep this information for their next funding cycle.

Joseph L. Barbonchielli and Marie and Manuel B. Perez Foundation

The Joseph L. Barbonchielli and Marie and Manuel B. Perez Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations in San Francisco, CA, that provide services to needy seniors in order to help them live comfortably in their own homes.

Programs of interest include:

  • Healthcare
  • Meal services
  • Transportation services
  • Senior centers

Grants are made for general operating and project support.

The Foundation does not have a website at this time.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of inquiry including a description of the organization, the purpose for which funds are being requested, and the amount of the request. A copy of the IRS determination letter confirming tax-exempt status should also be included.

The application deadline is August 31, annually.

Mail to:
Attn: Clifton W. Ohman
456 Montgomery Street, Suite 1300
San Francisco, CA 94104

Lena Benas Memorial Fund

The Lena Benas Memorial Fund was established to provide for the health, human services, and housing needs of underserved people living in Litchfield, Connecticut, and its surrounding communities.

Applicants will be notified of grant decisions by letter within 2 months after the proposal deadline.

Preference is given to organizations serving the people of Litchfield, Connecticut. Organizations serving the towns contiguous to Litchfield (including Cornwall, Goshen, Harwinton, Morris, Thomaston, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Watertown) will also be considered.

Special consideration is given to organizations that provide housing maintenance and human services programming to needy populations.

Deadline November 1

Marion Isabell Coe Fund

The Marion Isabell Coe Fund was established to provide quality human services and housing support for underserved adults. The Coe Fund supports organizations serving the people of the towns of Litchfield, Morris, Warren, and Goshen, in Litchfield County, Connecticut.

Applicants will be notified of grant decisions by letter within 2 months after the proposal deadline.

Special consideration is given to organizations that encourage individuals to remain in their own homes by aiding them with home repair and maintenance.

Preference is given to organizations located in and serving the people of the town of Litchfield, Connecticut.

Grant requests for capital projects are generally not considered. Grants from the Coe Fund are 1 year in duration.

Deadline: November 1