Berdach Trust Grant

Otto P. Berdach Trust

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Grant amount: Approximately US $5,000

Deadline: Apr 1, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Project / Program, Education / Outreach

Location of project: Illinois, Los Angeles County, California

Location of residency: Illinois, Los Angeles County, California

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Overview:

Berdach Trust Grant

Otto P. Berdach, a resident of Jacksonville, Illinois for many years, was a generous man who cared greatly about the welfare of his fellow man. In his Last Will & Testament, Mr. Berdach expressed his generosity through the creation of the Otto P. Berdach Trust. Mr. Berdach’s expressed desire was that the trust funds be used to assist individuals in genuine need of financial assistance and for whom public welfare or assistance is inadequate or unavailable. At the time of his death he resided in the county of Los Angeles, California.

Mission

To support organizations that assist individuals in genuine need of financial assistance and for whom public welfare or assistance is either inadequate or unavailable.

Program areas

  • Health
  • Human services
  • Public/society benefit

States served

Illinois, California

Geographic limitations 

The trust primarily supports organizations that operate in Illinois and California (particularly the Long Beach area).

Types of support 

Grants must provide direct financial help to persons in need. No support for administrative or other expenses.

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Eligibility:

  • Organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Funds must be used for direct help to persons in need and are restricted for such uses.

Ineligibility:

  • No part of the funds may be used for administrative or other expenses.
  • The trust does not fund requests to:
    • Individuals
    • Educational organizations
    • Religious organizations, with the exception of the Salvation Army.