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George E. Curtis Home Fund

Grants to Plymouth County, Massachusetts Nonprofits
to Support Low-Income Disabled and Elderly Individuals

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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George E. Curtis Charitable Trust

Deadline Date:

07/31/18 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Massachusetts nonprofits for programs that address the needs of low-income disabled and elderly people in Plymouth County and the surrounding area. Funding is also intended to support the visually impaired, for emergency fuel assistance, and for palliative care to those dying at home.

Preference is given to those organizations that offer direct service to elderly and disabled individuals to assist them in remaining in their homes despite economic, physical or other hardships.

The trust has also funded telemonitors through Visiting Nurses Associations (VNAs) that allow individuals with complex medical problems to remain at home while being monitored at their local VNA by trained medical personnel.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 145702

Term of Contract:

Grants are to be used over a one year period, beginning in September 2018 and ending August 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are limited to US organizations which are tax exempt under section 501 ( c ) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954.

Grants from the Curtis Trust are not made to individuals.

The Curtis Trust does not ordinarily provide financial support for renovations to existing facilities frequented by elderly or handicapped persons.

Pre-Application Information:

All grant applications are due no later than 5:00 PM on July 31, 2018. Grant award notification will take place in September 2018, and fund distribution will occur prior to the end of September.

Contact Information:

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

Please mail or deliver all applications to the Trustees, James R. DeGiacomo and Richard J. Lawton, care of:

Judith K. Wyman, Esq.
The George Curtis Charitable Trust
c/o Murtha Cullina LLP
99 High Street, 20th Fl.
Boston, MA 02110-2320

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Massachusetts: Plymouth County