The Goodwin Family Memorial Trust

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Mission

To support the moral, physical, and intellectual development of needy males under the age of 21 years.

Application deadlines

March 30
June 30
September 30
December 31

Program areas

Education
Health
Human services

Program limitations

The trust has a practice of supporting charitable organizations operating in California for the care, support, maintenance, benefit, and education of needy males under the age of 21 residing in California.

States served

California

Geographic limitations

There are no geographic limitations; however, the trust has a practice of primarily supporting charitable organizations located in California.

Population served

Males under the age of 21

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Committee Members

Steven Tobin, Esquire
Alma D. Banuelos
Peter G. Lawson
John W. Ostler

The trust has a practice of making grants to charitable organizations operating in California for the care, support, maintenance, benefit, and education of needy males under the age of 21 residing in California.

Requirements

  • The Goodwin Trust committee request that organizations apply no more than twice during the four grant application cycles, which are March 30, June 30, September 30, and December 31.
  • Grantees must be qualified as public charities under IRC section 501(c)(3).
  • Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.

Limitations

  • Grantee must be a charitable organization operating in California.
  • Grants are to be used for the care, support, maintenance, benefit, and education of needy boys under the age of 21 residing in California.

Average giving

Average grant size: $10,000 to $35,000
Average number of grants per year: 35
Average total giving per year: $500,000 to $600,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round.

Communications

Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated by May for the March deadline, August for the June deadline, November for the September deadline, and February for applications received by the December deadline.

Required reports

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

About the Foundation

The Goodwin Family Memorial Trust was established by Mabel Frankie Goodwin, a resident of Los Angeles, California. Ms. Goodwin died on April 19, 1978. Thanks to her generosity, many deserving boys will benefit for years to come.