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Harry M., Miriam C. and William C. Horton Fund

Proposal due November 1
Program type Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Education, Health, Human Services
Area served RI
Restrictions Rhode Island
Grant history

Mission

Harry M. Horton, son of Albert and Minerva Horton, was born in 1878. A lifelong Rhode Island resident, he was part owner of the Queen Dyeing Company in Rhode Island established in 1893 by his father and oldest brother. The company focused on dyeing and printing of cotton goods. Harry was considered an excellent finisher, which refers to the processes performed after dyeing the yarn or fabric to improve the look, performance, or texture of the finished textile or clothing. Harry later served as Vice President, Secretary and eventually Director of the Queen Dyeing Company.

Harry M. Horton’s wife Miriam established the Harry M., Miriam C. and William C. Horton Fund in 1948 to memorialize her husband and son William, and to benefit public, charitable, educational or religious purposes, societies or institutions which are organized under the laws of, or whose principal objects are carried out within the state of Rhode Island.

Guidelines

The application deadline for the Harry M., Miriam C. and William C. Horton Fund is November 1. Applicants will be notified of grant decisions by letter within 2 to 3 months after the proposal deadline.

Applicant organizations must serve the people of Rhode Island. Requests for the following project/program areas are preferred: basic needs, food, shelter and healthcare. On occasion general operating support is also considered. One-year grants are awarded and range between $3,000 and $10,000.

Bank contact

To discuss the application process or for questions about this foundation, contact us:

ma.ri.grantmaking@ustrust.com

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Detailed foundation contact information can be found in the Procedures.

Bank contact

To discuss the application process or for questions about this foundation, contact us:

ma.ri.grantmaking@ustrust.com

Please indicate the foundation name in the email subject line.

Detailed foundation contact information can be found in the Procedures.