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Jane's Trust

Grants to Enhance the Quality of Life
for Underserved Populations

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Hemenway and Barnes

Deadline Date:

07/15/11 5:00 PM


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Grants for up to $150,000 to improve the quality of life for underserved populations. Projects should benefit underserved populations and disadvantaged communities. Grants are offered in four areas: arts and culture, education, environment, and health and welfare. The trust will primarily make project and operating grants. The Trust will consider capital and endowment requests on a case-by-case basis. The Trust may make challenge grants where appropriate.

Programs funded through this RFP include:
Increasing access to artistic expression and education in the arts for underserved populations;
Impact of artistic and cultural exposure on communities;
Provide access to educational opportunities, resources and programs, both inside and outside of the traditional classroom, with particular focus on underserved populations;
Innovative contributions for protection of critical or historically significant rural and urban natural resources; Environmental programs that have a beneficial impact on the quality of life for underserved populations; Environmental programs that involve or educate youth;
Improve the health and welfare of vulnerable and underserved populations;
Alleviate human suffering and provide for basic human needs;
Community wellness, disease prevention and equal care for all; and
Projects that attempt to understand links between human and animal health and welfare

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 125177

Estimated Size of Grant:

up to $150,000

Term of Contract:

Up to 1 year


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Programs must serve the people of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont; in southwest and central Florida; or in the greater Boston area of Massachusetts.

Pre-Application Information:

Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Susan M. Fish
Grants Administrator
Select Client Services
Hemenway & Barnes LLP
60 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 227-7940 x775

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida;   Maine;   Massachusetts;   New Hampshire;   Vermont