Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust Grants

The Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust

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Grant amount: US $1,000 - US $15,000

Anticipated deadline: Oct 1, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit College / University

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

Location of project: Maine

Location of residency: Maine

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Overview:

The Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust was established to benefit nonprofit organizations (1) located or operating in the State of Maine and (2) serving within the State of Maine.

The Trust, in responding to the needs of the Maine communities it serves,  is dedicated to funding five (5) significant program areas of interest within the following general annual distribution and allocation percentages:

  • Community/Social Services 30% 
  • Medical  20%
  • Educational  20%
  • Arts/Culture  20% 
  • Environment 10% 

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

Eligibility:

  • The Trust annually awards charitable grants only to organizations which are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Nonprofit organizations must be"
    • located or operating in the State of Maine, and
    • serving within the State of Maine.

Ineligibility:

  • Trust does not award charitable grants to private foundations under Section 509 of the Code, nor to governmental entities.
  • The Trust generally does not fund multi-year requests.
  • We do not fund awards to individuals or to religious organizations.