The Sadie Meyer and Louis Cohn Foundation

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Mission

To provide support for needy persons, charitable organizations, and worthy causes, with primary consideration for the education of the needy.

Application deadlines

March 31 and September 30

Program areas

Education
Health
Human services

States served

California

Geographic limitations

San Francisco Bay Area only

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (Co-Trustee)
President of Sinai Memorial Chapel

The Sadie Meyer and Louis Cohn Foundation provides support to needy persons, charitable organizations and worthy causes, with primary consideration for the education of the needy.

Requirements

  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • To be eligible, organizations must also qualify as exempt organizations under the provisions of the California Revenue and Taxation Code.
  • Organizations must be located in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.

Average giving

Average grant size: $2,000 - $5,000
Average number of grants per year: 7
Average total giving per year: $21,500

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round, but must be submitted by March 31 or September 30 to be reviewed at the grant meeting following each such date.

Communications

Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated by April and October for applications received by the deadlines.

Required reports

Periodic progress reports and final reports are required for funded projects within 6 months after receiving funds.

About the Foundation

The Sadie Meyer and Louis Cohn Foundation was established under the Last Will and Testament of Sadie Meyer Cohn. Mrs. Cohn was born August 28, 1883 and passed away on January 9, 1966. She was a resident of San Francisco, California.