Giles W. and Elise G. Mead Foundation Grant

Giles W. and Elise G. Mead Foundation


Grant amount: US $10,000 - US $125,000

Next deadline: Dec 1, 2018 (Letter of inquiry)

Later deadlines: Apr 1, 2019 (Full proposal), May 1, 2019 (Letter of inquiry), Sep 1, 2019 (Full proposal)

Applicant type: Organizations

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

Location of project: Preferred: Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington Other eligible locations: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho Expand all

Location of residency: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho Expand all

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Overview:

Note:  The Foundation Board generally meets in May and October. In order for a proposal to be considered at a particular meeting, inquiries should be initiated about five months prior to the meeting date ("letter of inquiry" deadline above). Proposals which have been invited for Board consideration, through the process described above, should be received by April 1st and/or September 1st ("full proposal" deadline above)

The Mead Foundation exists to support activities likely to enhance civilization. 

Founded in California in 1961, the Mead Foundation supports organizations dedicated to preserving and improving the environment, the advancement of medical science, and other important social needs. Environmental support is primarily in the western United States with emphasis on Northern California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska.

The Mead Foundation supports organizations dedicated to preserving and improving the environment, the advancement of medical science, and other important social needs. Environmental organizations supported by the Mead Foundation generally have as their primary emphasis: forestry, fisheries and the sustainable use of natural resources in Western North America. 

Scientific and medical organizations supported by the Mead Foundation are generally limited to grant proposals initiated by individual Board members. Funding in other program areas is limited to grant proposals initiated by individual Board members.

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

Eligibility:

  • Environmental organizations supported by the Mead Foundation generally have as their primary emphasis forestry, fisheries and the sustainable use of natural resources in western North America.
  • Environmental support is primarily in the western United States with emphasis on Northern California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska.

Ineligibility:

  • The Foundation normally does not fund local or regional environmental organizations outside the western United States.
  • The Foundation does not make grants to individuals or for general operating expenses.


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