Marie H. Brookreson Trust

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Mission

To support finance or help finance homes for the blind, and organizations that provide assistance to the blind.

Application deadlines

August 31

Program areas

Education
Health
Human services

Program limitations

Grants are limited to finance or help finance homes for the blind, and to support organizations that provide assistance to the blind.

States served

All

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The Marie H. Brookreson Trust awards grants to finance or help finance homes for the blind. Grants are also awarded to organizations that provide assistance to the blind.

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.

Average giving

Average grant size: $5,000 to $10,000
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 occurs 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 Marie H. Brookreson Trust was established in 1975 under the Last Will and Testament of Marie H. Brookreson, a resident of Los Angeles, California.