To promote the charitable purpose of preventing cruelty to animals primarily in Buncombe County, North Carolina.
Limited to programs dedicated to prevention of cruelty to animals.
Buncombe County, North Carolina
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
- Organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
- Funds must be used for programs or services devoted to the prevention of cruelty to animals.
- Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.
Average grant size: $5,000
Average number of grants per year: 8
Average total giving per year: $40,000
Application period and deadlines
Applications are accepted year-round; however, applications must be submitted by June 15 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting in July.
Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated by August for applications received by the deadline.
Periodic progress reports and final reports may be required for funded projects. Site visits may be requested for funded projects.
About the Foundation
The Helen Kimberly Jones Charitable Trust was established in 1993 under the Last Will and Testament of Helen Kimberly Jones. Ms. Jones adored animals, and she created the trust to support organizations committed to preventing animal cruelty in Buncombe County, North Carolina. The trust was created in memory of Ms. Jones' dogs Trixie, Mike, Kimmy, Penny, Bitsy and Taffy.