Mason Trust Grant

Carlos and Marguerite Mason Trust


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Jun 1, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Applied Project / Program, Clinical Biomedical, Clinical Behavioral, Capital Project

Location of project: Georgia (US state)

Location of residency: Georgia (US state)

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Overview:

About the Foundation

Marguerite Fugazzi Mason died in January 1991, leaving the bulk of her estate to the Carlos and Marguerite Mason Trust. The purpose of the trust, created in loving memory of her husband, Carlos Mason, is to improve the process of organ transplantation for Georgians through grants to 501(c)(3) organizations “first and primarily to enable them to provide needy persons who are residents of the state of Georgia with financial assistance when they require transplants of eyes, kidneys, hearts, and other human organs.”

The focus of the Carlos and Marguerite Mason Trust is to respond to the needs of the residents of the state of Georgia in the area of organ transplantation through awarding grants to qualified organizations and institutions.

Mission

To improve the process of organ transplantation for needy Georgia residents. The trust distributes grants to 501(c)(3) organizations located in Georgia that can provide financial assistance to needy Georgia residents requiring transplants of eyes, kidneys, hearts, and other human organs. 

Up to 25% of the trust’s income may be used for researching methods of improving the transplant of eyes, kidneys, hearts, and other human organs.

Program Areas

  • Health 
  • Human services

Program Sub-areas 

  • Medical research 
  • Health care

Grant Program

The focus of the Carlos and Marguerite Mason Trust is to respond to the needs of the residents of the state of Georgia in the area of organ transplantation through awarding grants to qualified organizations and institutions.

The trustee considers proposals for:

  • Capital improvements such as buildings, furniture, equipment, and alterations to existing structures,
  • Start-up grants for new projects and programs addressing a critical need in the area of patient financial challenges associated with solid organ transplantation and demonstrating potential for ongoing external or institutional support,
  • Challenge or matching grant proposals,
  • Grants up to three years in length.

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

Eligibility:

  • Institutions or organizations must be located in the state of Georgia and be tax-exempt entities under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). 

Ineligibility:

  • The trustee generally does not fund:
    • Endowment or general goodwill advertising.
    • Grants that would replace existing sources of funding .
    • Indirect or overhead expenses for projects at colleges, universities, governmental units, or other established organizations .
    • Grants to individuals.


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