John W. Porter Trust Grant

John W. Porter Trust

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Deadline: Apr 15, 2021

Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $10,000

Fields of work: Education Art & Culture Environment Humanities & Social Science Human & Social Services Health & Medicine Religion & Spirituality Animal Welfare - General Civic Affairs Show all

Applicant type: Nonprofit

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

Location of project: Preferred: Counties in California: Los Angeles County, Orange County Other eligible locations: California

Location of residency: Preferred: Counties in California: Los Angeles County, Orange County Other eligible locations: California

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Overview:

About the Foundation

The John W. Porter Trust was established in 1947 under the Last Will and Testament of John W. Porter. 

Mr. Porter was born in Ohio in 1857 and resided in Long Beach, California from the 1910s until the time of his death in 1946. His home was located on scenic East Ocean Boulevard between Molino and Temple Avenues.

Mission

To improve the lives of the citizens of Long Beach, California through grants to non-profit organizations.

Program areas

  • Arts, culture, and humanities 
  • Education
  • Environment, animals
  • Health
  • Human services
  • Public/society benefit
  • Religion

Grants are made to charitable, benevolent, religious, and educational organizations within the state of California, with a historical focus on organizations benefitting the community of Long Beach.

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

Eligibility:

  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. 
  • States served: California 
  • Geographic limitations: Recipient organizations must be within California, and it has been the foundation’s practice to select grantees benefitting the Long Beach community.