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The John Clarke Trust Grant

Grants to Rhode Island Nonprofits for Education,
Faith-Based Activities, and Human Services

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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US Trust, Bank of America - The John Clarke Trust

Deadline Date:

11/01/17 11:59 PM


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Grants to Rhode Island nonprofit organizations for human services, education, and faith-based activities. Preference will be given to organizations serving Aquidneck Island and the East Bay area. Please note that capital requests will only be considered from organizations in Aquidneck Island.

Fund Background: In his will, written on the date of his death, John Clarke established a perpetual charitable trust. He directed that the income from the trust be used "for the relief of the poor or bringing up of children unto learning from time to time forever." He further instructed the trustees "to have a special regard and care to provide for those that fear the Lord."

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178884

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The trustees of the John Clarke Trust have established a policy of giving preference to organizations located on Aquidneck Island, Rhode Island and within the East Bay area. However, applications from any Rhode Island 501(c)(3) are acceptable.

Note: The trustees will consider capital grant requests ONLY from Aquidneck Island.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadlines for The John Clarke Trust are April 1 and November 1, with decision dates of June 30 and January 30, respectively. Applicants will be notified of grant decisions by letter within 2 to 3 months after the proposal deadline.

Contact Information:

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

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Emma Greene, SVP, Philanthropic Client Director

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Rhode Island

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