Benjamin H. Smyser Foundation Grant

Benjamin H. Smyser Foundation

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Grant amount: US $10,000 - US $20,000

Deadline: May 1, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Indiana

Location of residency: Preferred: Allen County, Indiana Other eligible locations: Indiana

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Benjamin H. Smyser, a resident of Fort Wayne, Indiana, created the Benjamin H. Smyser Foundation to award grants for a variety of charitable purposes. Mr. Smyser passed away on December 29, 1968.


To provide grants for a variety of charitable causes, primarily in the Fort Wayne, Indiana area.

Program areas

  • Arts, culture, and humanities 
  • Education 
  • Environment, animals 
  • Health 
  • Human services 
  • Public/society benefit 
  • Religion

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.


  • There are no geographic limitations; however, the Foundation has a practice of primarily supporting organizations in Fort Wayne, Indiana, or that serve Indiana residents.