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Lucy Downing Nisbet Charitable Fund Grant

Grants to Vermont Nonprofits for Arts, Health,
Education, Animal Welfare, and Human Services

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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US Trust, Bank of America - Lucy Downing Nisbet Charitable Fund

Deadline Date:

01/15/19 11:59 PM


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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to Vermont nonprofit organizations to benefit underserved communities in the areas of arts, education, animal welfare, health, and human services. Special consideration will be given to programs in the areas of domestic violence awareness, health care and nursing, heart disease, and endangered species.

Additionally, preference will be given to organizations located in and serving the community of Morrisville.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177993

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant size generally ranges from $5,000 - $20,000.

Term of Contract:

Grants are one year in duration.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation specifically serves charitable organizations located in and serving the people of Vermont.

The trustees do not make grants for deficit financing, annual giving, endowments, or capital projects.

Pre-Application Information:

Please submit online applications by 11:59 PM on January 15.

Applicants will be notified of grant decisions by letter within 2 to 3 months of the deadline.

Online grant applications will be accepted 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, generally on, or prior to the proposal due date. However, applicant inquiries can only be answered during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM EST. Please be advised that technical support is not provided on weekends for password resets or general technical inquiries. Therefore it is best to start your application early, seek technical support during business hours, and to submit your application in advance of the due date.

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:

For general inquiries, please contact the Foundation at

After you have visited the website and conducted preliminary research, you may contact the Foundation contact:
Amy R. Lynch, SVP, Philanthropic Client Manager

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Vermont