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The Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust Grant

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits to Serve
Cancer Patients and Children With Disabilities

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Foundation / Corporation

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The Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust

Deadline Date:

09/17/21

Description:

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Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations to address the health care needs of cancer patients and of children in vulnerable and disadvantaged areas. Funding is intended to improve the lives of children with disabilities, prevent common childhood diseases, and support cancer treatment for low-income populations.

Pediatrics

The Stewart Trust focuses its support on serving children who are physically or mentally ill or handicapped and reside in the most disadvantaged and vulnerable neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. The Trust grants fund programs and organizations that improve quality of life for these children, as well as programs that prevent common childhood diseases. Examples of grantees/initiatives include:

  • Community Health Centers
  • Neonatal Care programs
  • Early medical interventions that benefit childhood education
  • Pediatric speech, occupational, and physical therapy
  • Support for pediatric mental health

Cancer Care

The Trust also supports cancer treatment for low-income populations in Washington, D.C.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 173408

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Organizations must be able to provide evidence of tax-exempt status as defined by IRS code 501(c)(3) and public charity status under IRS Section 509.
- The Trust prefers that the organization seeking funding is based in Washington, DC and/or serve residents of Washington, D.C.
- The Trust does not fund endowments, building programs, or capital campaigns.
- The Trust does not make awards for scholarships to individuals or to institutions on behalf of individuals.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeframes and Deadlines
- Grant applications may be submitted through September 17, 2021, unless a waiver is granted.
- Grant applications submitted by the standard application deadlines of September 17, 2021 will receive a response no later than December of that year.
- Annual reports from current grantees are due February 25, 2022 for the immediately preceding grant year.

Application Process
1) Complete a Letter of Inquiry (LOI): First-time applicants must go through a two-step process and first create a new account and complete an LOI through the online grant application system. The trustees will then inform the potential new applicant as to whether formal submission of a proposal would be appropriate.
If you have received a grant from the Stewart Trust within the last three years, you automatically pre-qualify and do not need to submit an LOI.
2) Logon to the application system:
All prospective grantees, LOI approved or if you received a grant within the last three years must submit an application through the online grant application system.
Returning applicants can logon to the system with their existing credentials.
3) Complete your application
If applicant files are not available electronically, you can mail them and inform the Trust that these files are in the mail. The filing deadline is automatically extended for such mailings.
4) Next steps:
Trustees will review and assess all applications. Follow-up questions or a site visit may be requested. For applications received by the normal annual deadline (September 17, 2021), applicants are notified of a decision no later than December of that calendar year.

What the Trust Supports: https://www.stewart-trust.org/what-we-support/

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=stewarttrust

If applicant files are not available electronically, you can mail them to the Trust at 888 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Suite 610, Washington, DC 20006-3321. Please send an email to lrucker@stewart-trust.org to inform the Trust that these files are in the mail.

The Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust
Brawner Building, Suite 610
888 Seventeeth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-3321
Phone: 202-785-9892
Email: info@stewart-trust.org

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