Burgess Trust Grant

Ralph L. and Florence R. Burgess Trust

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Grant amount: US $2,500 - US $15,000

Next deadline: Nov 15, 2019

Later deadlines: May 15, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Training / Capacity Building, Capital Project, General Operating Expense, Project / Program, Education / Outreach

Location of project: Denver County, Colorado

Location of residency: Denver County, Colorado

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About the Foundation

Ralph L. Burgess and Florence R. Burgess were a generous couple who cared greatly about the arts. In 1968, Mr. & Mrs. Burgess made a decision to share their wealth by creating the Ralph L. and Florence R. Burgess Trust with the expressed desire to assist charities who support the performing arts.


To promote, advance, and further the interest in the performing arts for the benefit of the people of the city and county of Denver, Colorado, and to provide support for specific charities named by the donor.

Program areas

  • Arts, culture, and humanities 

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


  • Requirements
    • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Program limitations
    • Limited to charities supporting the performing arts, and to specific charities named by the donor. 
  • Geographic limitations
    • The trust makes grants to charities within the city and county of Denver, Colorado.