Mabel Y. Hughes Charitable Trust

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Mission

To benefit charitable, educational, religious, and hospital institutions in the state of Colorado.

Application deadlines

March 1, July 1, November 1

Program areas

Arts, culture and humanities
Education
Environment, animals
Health
Human services
Religion

States served

Colorado

Geographic limitations

Grants are restricted to charitable organizations that operate in the state of Colorado.

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and W. Robert Alexander, Co-Trustees

The Mabel Y. Hughes Charitable Trust supports charitable, educational, religious, and hospital institutions in the state of Colorado.

Requirements

  • Applicants 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.
  • Organizations are eligible to apply once per calendar year.

Average giving

Average grant size: $5,000 to $25,000
Average number of grants per year: 50
Average total giving per year: $500,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by March 1, July 1 or November 1 to be reviewed at the grant meeting that occurs after each deadline.

Communications

Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated within one to two months after deadline.

Required reports

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

About the Foundation

The Mabel Y. Hughes Charitable Trust was established under the Last Will and Testament of Mabel Y. Hughes, a resident of Denver, Colorado. Ms. Hughes died on April 9, 1969. Her legacy of giving continues through grants to charitable organizations in the state of Colorado.