Charles N. Felton and Charlotte Ashley Felton Endowment

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Mission

To provide grants to qualified organizations that advance the musical or educational uplift of the City of San Francisco, CA; or benefit, relieve or uplift economically disadvantaged people in the City of San Francisco, CA.

Application deadlines

April 15

Program areas

Arts, culture, and humanities
Education
Health
Human services
Public/society benefit

States served

California

Geographic limitations

San Francisco, CA

Types of support

Program support

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The Charles N. Felton and Charlotte Ashley Felton Endowment provides grants to organizations that advance the musical or educational uplift of the City of San Francisco, CA; or to organizations that benefit, relieve or uplift economically disadvantaged people in the City of San Francisco, CA.

Requirements

  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt governmental units or charitable organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • To be eligible, organizations must be located in San Francisco, CA.
  • Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.

Limitations

The foundation typically does not fund requests for:

  • Salaries

Average giving

Average grant size: $3,000-$5,000
Average number of grants per year: 1-3
Average total giving per year: $12,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by April 15 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting.

Communications

Applicants will receive an email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated within 3 months of the application deadlines 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

The Charles N. Felton and Charlotte Ashley Felton Endowment was established under the Last Will and Testament of Kate Felton Neilson. Kate Felton Neilson established the endowment in memory of her father, Charles N. Felton who was U.S. Senator of California (1891-1893), and her mother, Charlotte Ashley Felton. The Felton family was well established in San Francisco, CA and their home was nearby in Menlo Park, CA.