Gellert Foundation Grant

Carl Gellert & Celia Berta Gellert Foundation


Grant amount: US $2,000 - US $300,000

Anticipated deadline: Aug 15, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Capital Project, General Operating Expense, Applied Project / Program, Education / Outreach

Location of project: Counties in California: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, Napa County, San Francisco County Expand all

Location of residency: Counties in California: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, Napa County, San Francisco County Expand all

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Overview:

Carl Gellert and Celia Berta Gellert Foundation

The Carl Gellert and Celia Berta Gellert Foundation has made grants to charities all across the nine counties of the San Francisco Bay Area for nearly 20 years.

The Foundation has supported numerous charitable causes over the years, from supporting educational institutions to social services for the homeless, low-income housing, and religious, public, and private school education.

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

Eligibility:

  • Our Foundation’s policy is to promote exclusively religious, charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes, restricted to local giving in the nine counties of the greater San Francisco Bay Area - Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma. 
  • We only accept requests from organizations that are exempt from filing federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code that are also considered public charities under Sections 509(a)(1), 509(a)(2) and 170(b)(1)(A) of that code.
  • The Foundation only accepts one request per organization for only one project per year. 

Ineligibility:

  • The following are not funded by the Foundation:
    • individuals,
    • organizations which do not have proof of current IRS 501(c)(3) tax exempt status AND classification as a public charity under Sections 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), or 509(a)(2), or 509(a)(3), types I or II,
    • fiscal sponsors,
    • private foundations, and
    • organizations outside the nine counties of the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • In addition, the Foundation does not fund sponsorships or fund-raising events such as dinners, walk-a-thons, tournaments, fashion shows, etc., or lobbying and attempts to influence legislation.


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