Muessel-Ellison Memorial Trust Foundation Grant

The Muessel-Ellison Memorial Trust Foundation

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Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $15,000

Anticipated deadline: Jun 1, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit

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

Location of project: St. Joseph County, Indiana

Location of residency: Indiana

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About this funder:



Netta Muessel Ellison, a life-long South Bend resident, established the Muessel-Ellison Memorial Trust Foundation in October 1959 to benefit St. Joseph County, especially the City of South Bend. It was the hope of Mrs. Ellison that the Muessel-Ellison Memorial Trust Foundation serve as a fitting community and civic memorial to the Muessel and Ellison families., particularly her husband, D. Sherman Ellison, and her parents, Edward and Mary Muessel. Mrs. Ellison passed away on November 22, 1959.


To support a variety of charitable and public purposes that benefit the residents of South Bend, Indiana and St. Joseph County, Indiana.

Program areas

  • Arts, culture, and humanities
  • Education
  • Environment, animals
  • Health
  • Human services
  • Public/society benefit

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


  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Geographic limitations: South Bend, Indiana and St. Joseph County, Indiana