Lydia Collins deForest Charitable Trust
|| August 31
|| Human Services; Religion-Related
The Lydia Collins deForest Charitable Trust was established in 2002. The deForest Charitable Trust specifically supports:
- Organizations that provide services to those who are visually limited
- Churches and organizations affiliated with the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States and other religious organizations in union with or recognized by the Episcopal Church
- Organizations that provide services to those who are homeless, unemployed, or substance-dependent
The deForest Charitable Trust specifically serves the people of New Jersey, with occasional support given to organizations within the Metro New York City area.
The application deadline for the deForest Charitable Trust is August 31. Applicants will be notified of grant decisions before February 28 of the following year.
Bank of America acts as co-trustee for the deForest Charitable Trust, in conjunction with Mr. Robert Bourne and Ms. Jean Marano.
Special consideration is given to the following 3 organizations: The Lighthouse, Inc., in New York, New York; the Calvary Episcopal Church of Summit, New Jersey; and the Salvation Army in Union, New Jersey.
Grant requests for general operating support are strongly encouraged. Program support will also be considered. Small, program-related capital expenses may be included in general operating or program requests.
To better support the capacity of nonprofit organizations, multi-year funding requests are encouraged.