Helen Pumphrey Denit Charitable Trust Grant

Helen Pumphrey Denit Charitable Trust

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Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $50,000

Deadline: Feb 1, 2021

Applicant type: Nonprofit

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

Location of project: Maryland

Location of residency: Preferred: Counties in Maryland: Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Baltimore city, Carroll County, Harford County, Howard County, Queen Anne's County Other eligible locations: Maryland

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About this funder:



The Helen Pumphrey Denit Trust for Charitable and Educational Purposes was established in 1988 to support charitable organizations that promote quality education, culture, human service, health service and arts opportunities. The grants are primarily made to organizations in the Baltimore region.

Grants for capital and program support are encouraged. Requests for general operating support will be received, but they will be given lower priority than other grants that have more specific purposes.

Program type: Arts, Culture, & Humanities; Education; Health; Human Services

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


  • The grants are primarily made to organizations in the Baltimore, MD region.
  • Eligibility to re-apply for a grant award from the Helen Pumphrey Denit Trust requires grantee organizations to skip 1 grant cycle (1 year) before submitting a subsequent application.
    • For example, if your organization submitted a grant application for the February 2017 deadline and was awarded a grant in June, your organization is not eligible to re-apply until February of 2019.
    • If your organization's request is declined, this restriction does not apply and your organization may submit an application the following year.


  • Special consideration is given to the following 3 organizations:
    • Montgomery General Hospital in Onley, MD
    • The George Washington University in Washington, DC
    • The Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC


  • Requests for debt reduction, loans, endowment or development campaigns, plans or studies; research; scholarship funds; and the production of films, television and radio programs are not considered.
  • Grants are not made to individuals, to individual churches or congregations, or to governmental agencies that are supported primarily by tax revenue.
  • The skip cycle restriction does not apply to the 3 charities named under Giving Preference for which the donor required special consideration.