William G. and Helen C. Hoffman Foundation

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Mission

To support agencies, institutions, and services that benefit blind persons or medical research for the prevention of blindness.

Application deadlines


August 15 for an October meeting

Program areas

Arts, culture, and humanities
Education
Health
Human services

Program limitations

Organizations that benefit blind persons or medical research for the prevention of blindness.

States served

New Jersey
New York

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The William G. and Helen C. Hoffman Foundation awards grants to organizations that benefit the blind or for medical research for the prevention of blindness.

Requirements

  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.

Average giving

Average grant size: $15,000
Average number of grants per year: 15

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by August 15 for an October meeting.

Communications

Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission.

Required agreements and reports

Periodic progress reports may be required.

About the Foundation

The William G. and Helen C. Hoffman Foundation was established through the Last Will and Testament of Helen C. Hoffman for charitable, religious, scientific, literary, and educational purposes with a special interest in helping the blind and in medical research for the prevention of blindness. Mrs. Hoffman died in 1997, and she was predeceased by her husband, William G. Hoffman. She was a resident of South Orange Village, New Jersey.