Herbert E. Parker Charitable Trust Grants

Herbert E. Parker Charitable Trust


Grant amount: US $2,000 - US $10,000

Anticipated deadline: Apr 30, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit College / University Elementary / Secondary School

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

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Preferred: Denver County, Colorado Other eligible locations: United States

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Overview:

Herbert Parker was a lifelong resident of Denver, Colorado who worked as a tile contractor in the construction industry. The Herbert E. Parker Charitable Trust was established in 1982, pursuant to the terms of his Last Will and Testament, to fulfill his desire to further cancer research and to improve the lives of underprivileged children and children with special needs.

Mission

To carry out the donor’s stated preferences to support cancer research, the care and education of children with intellectual disabilities, and sporting programs for youth, particularly underprivileged children.

There are no program limitations; however, in accordance with the donor’s stated preferences, the foundation has a practice of primarily supporting cancer research, the care and education of children with intellectual disabilities, and sporting programs for youth, particularly underprivileged children. The trust has a practice of primarily supporting organizations that operate in Denver, Colorado due to the donor’s ties to this area.

Program areas:

  • Education
  • Health
  • Human services

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

Eligibility:

  • Grantees must be US entities that are qualified as public charities under IRC section 501(c)(3).

Preferences:

  • Preference may be given to requests for the following:
    • cancer research
    • care and education of children with intellectual disabilities
    • sporting programs for youth, particularly underprivileged children