Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Edwin S. Webster Foundation Grants

Grants to USA Non-Profits for Health,
Education, Youth, Culture & Minorities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

The Edwin S. Webster Foundation, administered by GMA Foundations

Deadline Date:



Request a Grant Writer

Grants typically ranging from $10,000 to $25,000 to USA non-profit organizations for charitable activities, with an emphasis on on hospitals, medical research, education, youth agencies, cultural activities, and programs addressing the needs of minorities. Applicants are encouraged to contact Foundation staff prior to submitting an application.

Most grants will be awarded in the New England region. Requests are considered for project, capital, and general operations support.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 143114

Number of Grants:

The Foundation awards grants to about 25 organizations per round.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Most grants fall within the range of $10,000 - $25,000, with an average grant of $15,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations funded by the Edwin S. Webster Foundation must be tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and not a private foundation within the meaning of section 509(a) of the Code.

Generally, the foundation confines its grants primarily to the New England area.

No grants are made outside the United States, or to individuals.

Pre-Application Information:

While this is not an “invitation only” grants program, the trustees do tend to have a personal knowledge of their grantees. Feel free to call the Foundation office about your request. But unless you have strong support from one of the trustees, you are advised to seek funding from other sources.

Applications may be submitted to GMA Foundations by mail or electronically;

As the November 1 deadline falls on a weekend, the date is extended to the next regular working day. It is advisable to contact the foundation office before submitting an application.

Applications sent by mail should conform generally to the AGM common proposal form (see for downloadable Word and Excel templates from Associated Grant Makers).

Please send a duplicate of your application on paper (whether you apply on paper or electronically) to:

Alex Hiam, Trustee
The Edwin S. Webster Foundation
57 Woodside Avenue
Amherst, MA 01002

Contact Information:

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

Michelle Jenney
617-391-3087 (email preferred)

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

Suggested Grants:

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to Oregon Nonprofits and Agencies for Neighborhood Improvements in Eligible Locations

Deadline 09/17/21 Conference Date: 08/05/21

Grants of up to $50,000 to Oregon nonprofit organizations and government agencies for activities to improve neighborhoods in eligible locations. Funding is intended to support programs and projects that enhance the appearance and environmental quality of communities, pr

GrantWatch ID#: 123969

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits for Educational Programs that Benefit Disadvantaged Children ...

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations for education-related programs and projects that improve the lives of low-income, underserved, and disadvantaged children and youth. Funding is intended to support efforts to eliminate disparities in education for these target

GrantWatch ID#: 124989

Grants to Washington Individuals, Businesses, Organizations, and Local Agencies to Preserve H...

Deadline 09/22/21 Conference Date: 08/05/21

Grants of up to $30,000 to Washington local agencies, businesses, individuals, and organizations to preserve official historic city landmarks in eligible areas. Funding is intended for projects focusing on the restoration and stabilization of historic building fabric, e

GrantWatch ID#: 125438

Grants to Virginia Nonprofits for Public Programs that Promote the Humanities in Local Commu...

Deadline 01/15/22 LOI Date: 11/15/21

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to Virginia nonprofit organizations for programs that promote the humanities in local communities. Certain applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to a full grant application. All applicants are advised to contac

GrantWatch ID#: 125447

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs Primarily to Support Youth

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for community benefit initiatives. A letter of intent must be submitted prior to submitting a full proposal. Priority is given to addressing the needs of low-income youth, children, and their families. The funding source s

GrantWatch ID#: 125830

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofit Charitable Organizations to Impact Public Policy in a Var...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit charitable organizations to impact public policy in a variety of national and international issues. In previous years, grants have been awarded for general operations and project support to think tanks, national councils, judicial orga

GrantWatch ID#: 125864

Grants to New York and Pennsylvania Families Caring for a Child with Cancer to Offset Treatm...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to New York and Pennsylvania families living in eligible areas and caring for a child with cancer to offset expenses related to the child's cancer treatments. Funding is intended to cover costs not covered by health insurance, including travel costs, housing, and

GrantWatch ID#: 125904

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits to Address Community Needs in Eligible Regions

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants to Indiana nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for projects and capital campaigns that address community needs. Applicants requesting support for a capital campaign are asked to contact the funding source prior to submitting an application. Projects are e

GrantWatch ID#: 126506