Mary Allen Lindsey Branan Foundation

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Foundation funds are used to promote the relief of suffering and other charitable purposes for example, for the victims of floods and disasters, or for the care of the sick, feeble, helpless, and orphans.

Application deadlines

March 1 and September 1

Program areas

Public/society benefit
Human services

States served


Geographic limitations

There are no geographic limitations; however, the foundation has a practice of primarily supporting organizations within the state of Georgia.


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The Mary Allen Lindsey Branan Foundation makes grants to organizations in the state of Georgia to promote the relief of suffering and other charitable purposes.


  • 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.

Average giving

Average grant size: $10,000 to $20,000
Average number of grants per year: 100
Average total giving per year: $1,202,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round but they must be submitted by March 1 to be reviewed at the grant meeting in April or September 1 to be reviewed at the grant meeting in October.


Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated within 90 days after each deadline.

Required agreements and reports

Except as otherwise specified when a grant is awarded, a progress report must be submitted within 6 months after receiving funds.

About the Foundation

The Mary Allen Lindsey Branan Foundation was created under the will of Charles I. Branan, who died in 1929, and is so named in memory of his beloved mother (born 1830, died 1915), who was left a widow with seven children. Mr. Branan resided in Georgia.