Charles and Ruth Billingsley Foundation

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Mission

To support a variety of charitable causes primarily in San Diego County, California.

Application deadlines

April 30 and August 31

Program areas

Arts, Culture, and Humanities
Education
Environment, Animals
Health
Human Services
Public/Society Benefit
Religion

States served

California

Geographic limitations

The trust has a practice of primarily supporting organizations located in San Diego County, California.

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The Charles and Ruth Billingsley Foundation awards grants for a variety of charitable causes. The trust has a practice of primarily supporting organizations located in San Diego County, California.

Requirements

  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.
  • Organizations are eligible to apply once per calendar year.

Average giving

Average grant size: $10,000 to $30,000
Average number of grants per year: 10 to 20
Average total giving per year: $175,000 to $200,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by the April 30 deadline to be reviewed at the grant meeting that occurs in June, and applications must be submitted by the August 31 deadline to be reviewed at the grant meeting that occurs in October.

Communications

Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission.

Required agreements and reports

Periodic progress reports and final reports may be required.

About the Foundation

The Charles and Ruth Billingsley Foundation was established in 1988 to support a variety of charitable causes. Mr. & Mrs. Billingsley were residents of San Diego County, California.