Marcy Shulman Memorial Organization Grant Program

Colburn-Keenan Foundation


Grant amount: Up to US $10,000

Anticipated deadline: Mar 23, 2019 8:59pm PDT

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Applied Project / Program

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

The Colburn-Keenan Foundation is committed to providing assistance and support to community, local, and national organizations that offer programs and services to individuals and families with chronic illnesses in the United States, with priority on those within bleeding disorders community.

Marcy Shulman Memorial Organization Grant Program

The Marcy Shulman Memorial Organization Grant Program is named in honor of one of the founding members of the Colburn-Keenan Foundation’s Board of Directors, Marcy Shulman. Marcy was a long-time friend, co-worker, and collaborator of the Foundation’s founders, Donald Colburn and Kathy Ann Keenan. Marcy helped bring to fruition Don’s and Kathy’s final project, the Colburn-Keenan Foundation, following their passing from cancer in 2006. Marcy worked tirelessly developing the support programs and fine-tuning the mission of the Foundation, even as she battled cancer which would finally claim her in December of 2010.

The Marcy Shulman Memorial Organization Grant Program is offered annually to provide assistance and support to community, local and national non-profit organizations that offer programs and services to individuals and families with chronic illnesses in the United States, with priority on those within the bleeding disorders community.

Grant awards are considered up to a maximum of $10,000.

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

Eligibility:

  • What organizations are eligible to apply?
    • Organizations that offer programs and services to individuals and families with chronic illnesses in the United States, with priority on those within the bleeding disorders community 
    • Organizations must have their 501c (3) status.
    • Organizations are eligible to apply for and potentially receive one Marcy Shulman Memorial Organization Grant each year.
  • What type of grant proposals will be considered for funding?
    • Projects must intend to improve the quality of life and health of members of the bleeding disorders and chronic illnesses communities.

Ineligibility:

  • http://www.colkeen.org/menu/awmdata/dot.gifThe grant funds may not be used for any of the following purposes:
    • to attempt to influence legislation or the outcome of any specific public election;
    • to carry on, directly or indirectly, any voter registration drive
    • to make grants to individuals or to other organizations, which do not comply with the requirements of Section 4945(d)(3) (or (4)), or undertake any activities for a non-charitable purpose
  • Organizations should not submit proposals for projects similar to the various programs offered by the Colburn-Keenan Foundation, including but not limited to:
    • financial assistance programs to individuals and families facing financial hardship
    • grant programs for other organizations
    • undergraduate scholarship programs for students with bleeding disorders
    • campership programs to help children attend summer camps
    • education travel grant programs to help individuals attend educational conferences


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