Bono Brothers Memorial Trust

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Mission

To benefit needy children in Marin County, California through Catholic charitable organizations.

Application deadlines

August 31

Program areas

Education
Health
Human services
Religion

Program limitations

Limited to Catholic charitable organizations operating in Marin County, California for the care, support, maintenance, benefit, and education of needy children residing in Marin County, California.

States served

California

Geographic limitations

Marin County, California

Population served

Children

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The Bono Brothers Memorial Trust awards grants to Catholic charitable organizations operating in Marin County, California for the care, support, maintenance, benefit, and education of needy children residing in Marin 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.

Limitations

  • Grantee must be a Catholic charitable organization operating in Marin County, CA.
  • Grants are to be used for the care, support, maintenance, benefit, and education of needy children residing in Marin County, CA.

Average giving

Average grant size: $5,000 to $7,500
Average number of grants per year: 4
Average total giving per year: $30,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by August 31 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that takes place in the last quarter of the year.

Communications

Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated by December for applications received by the deadline.

Required reports

Periodic progress reports and final reports may be required for funded projects.

About the Foundation

The Bono Brothers Memorial Trust was established in 1962 by Joseph Bono, who wished to use his wealth to benefit needy children in Marin County, California.