Leonard & Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation

Baltimore Community Foundation

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Grant amount: US $25,000 - US $150,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Indigenous Group Government Entity Nonprofit

Funding uses: Research, Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Maryland

Location of residency: Maryland

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Overview:

Background

The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation was established in 2001 from the estate of Leonard Stulman, who died in 2000. During their lifetimes, Mr. and Mrs. Stulman made generous gifts to the Jewish community, the arts, and medical organizations. Mr. Stulman stipulated that the foundation would make contributions in the fields of mental health, health, and aging. 

Ninety five percent (95%) of funding from The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation is reserved for programs in greater Baltimore and the State of Maryland. 

Typical Grants

  • Range from $25,000 to $150,000

Guidelines

The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation supports work in four areas of interest. The Foundation plans to make new grants totaling $2.6 million in 2018. Ninety five percent (95%) of funding from The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation is reserved for programs in greater Baltimore and the State of Maryland.

The foundation will make a limited number of new grants each year to projects that address specific interests or issues. 

Research as to causes and treatment of mental illness and services for people with mental illness and their families.

Within this area, special interests include:

  • Promoting recovery and participation in community life for people with serious mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression
  • Increasing access to mental health treatment for underserved populations. Strategies of interest include integrating mental health care into community and primary care settings and providing services to minority communities, including those with limited English proficiency
  • Increasing the adoption of evidence-based practices in treatment settings

Initiatives for an older adult and aging population and programs for geriatric medicine.

Within this area, special interests include:

  • Supporting services and initiatives to enable senior citizens to remain in their own communities as they age
  • Meeting unmet health and mental health needs

Programs engaged in health care treatment and prevention as well as those involved in medical research.

Within this area, special interests include:

  • Improving the prevention and management of chronic disease
  • Increasing access to care for disadvantaged populations

Higher educational institutions

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Eligibility:

  • Organizations (or their fiscal agents) that qualify as public charities under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and do not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, national origin, color, physical handicap, gender or sexual orientation. 

Ineligibility:

  • The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation will not consider requests to fund the following:
    • Debt retirement
    • Non 501 (c) (3) organizations
    • Membership or affiliation campaigns, dinners, or special events
    • Public primary and secondary educational institutions
    • Conferences, symposia, or workshops and related travel
    • Grants that further religious doctrine
    • Grants to individuals, including scholarships, sponsorships, or camperships
    • Individual medical procedures
    • Requests for bricks and mortar capital projects
    • Annual giving support
    • Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, except to serve a historically disadvantaged group