Tom F. Bunge Charitable Trust

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Mission

To serve the needs of homeless persons.

Application deadlines

June 1

Program areas

Human services

Program limitations

Limited to programs that assist the homeless.

States served

Indiana
Michigan

Geographic limitations

There are no geographic limitations; however, the foundation has a practice of primarily supporting organizations located in St. Joseph County, Indiana and Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The Tom F. Bunge Charitable Trust supports organizations in St. Joseph County, Indiana, and Ann Arbor, Michigan that serve the needs of the homeless.

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: $2,500 to $15,000
Average number of grants per year: 10
Average total giving per year: $50,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by June 1 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in July.

Communications

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

Required agreements and reports

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

About the Foundation

Tom F. Bunge, a resident of St. Joseph County, Indiana, created the Tom F. Bunge Charitable Trust to serve the needs of homeless persons. Mr. Bunge passed away on January 5, 1991.