Helen Freeborn Kerr Charitable Foundation
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Grant amount: US $2,500 - US $5,000
Anticipated deadline: Feb 1, 2021
Applicant type: Nonprofit College / University
Funding uses: Research, General Operating Expense, Project / Program
Location of project: Texas
Location of residency: TexasView website Save
Helen Freeborn Kerr and her husband owned a ranch in the area of Somerset, Texas. Her husband was a groundskeeper at Randolph Air Force Base. He died of cancer in his 80s. Helen lived very simply and took delight in helping people.
While grant distributions are made each year to several charitable organizations named by Mrs. Freeborn Kerr, she also requested that the remaining funds be granted to 501(c)(3) charities for the sole purpose of research to find a cure for cancer.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- Applicants must be classified by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a 501(c)(3) public charity.
- Grants are restricted to organizations operating in Texas.
- The foundations do not consider grant requests from individuals and do
not support organizations attempting to influence policy through direct
lobbying or any political campaigns.
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