Clark Memorial Fund

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Mission

To provide healthcare assistance to needy and indigent residents of Halifax County, Virginia.

Application deadlines

July 1

Program areas

Health
Human services

Program limitations

To support programs that defray the cost of hospitalization or provide medical services to needy and indigent persons residing in Halifax County, Virginia.

States served

Virginia

Geographic limitations

Halifax County, Virginia

Population served

Needy and indigent persons requiring healthcare assistance.

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Requirements

  • 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.
  • Grants must benefit needy and indigent persons residing in Halifax County, Virginia.

Grantmaking priorities

Grants must benefit needy and indigent persons residing in Halifax County, Virginia. Preference may be given to requests for the following:

  • Defraying the cost of hospitalization
  • Providing medical services
  • Programs which aid in the education and prevention of health issues and diseases for needy and indigent persons

Definitions

  • Needy and indigent persons: persons having neither money nor estate, without credit, and unable to maintain themselves because of inability to work or obtain employment, persons who have property or estate which is not available for their immediate relief or is disproportionate to the extent of their needs, and persons having insufficient means to pay the expenses of their hospitalization, or that of their dependents, after providing for those who are dependent upon such persons for their support.
  • Cost of hospitalization: the costs of board, nursing, medical care, surgical care, treatment, and medications related to any such care or treatment received by a person at or through the facilities of a duly licensed hospital, whether the same is charged directly to the patient by such hospital or by the person or entity providing such services or medications and whether such person is admitted to such hospital or treated as an outpatient.

Average giving

Average grant size: $3,000 to $5,000
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 July 1 to be reviewed at the August annual grant meeting.

Communications

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

Required reports

Except as otherwise specified when a grant is awarded, a progress report must be submitted within 9 months after receiving funds.

About the Foundation

The Clark Memorial Fund was established under the Last Will and Testament of Elise Thomson Clark. Ms. Clark, a resident of Halifax County, Virginia, created the trust in memory of her father and mother. The trust provides healthcare assistance to needy and indigent residents of Halifax County, Virginia.