To provide grants to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations supporting charitable, religious, scientific, literary, or educational purposes within the state of New Jersey, specifically southern New Jersey and Atlantic County.
Arts, culture, and humanities
Southern New Jersey with preference given to Atlantic County.
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Kate R. Wallen
The Odessa F. Kahrs and Henry D. Kahrs Trust for Charitable Purposes awards grants to organizations supporting charitable, religious, scientific, literary, or educational purposes within the state of New Jersey, specifically southern New Jersey and Atlantic County.
- To be eligible, organizations 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 must be located within the southern portion of New Jersey. This includes the following counties: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, or Salem.
Preference is given to organizations located within Atlantic County, New Jersey.
Average grant size: $2,500 to $10,000
Average number of grants per year: 6
Application period and deadlines
Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by September 1 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in October.
Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission.
Required agreements and reports
Except as otherwise specified when a grant is awarded, a progress report must be submitted within 6 months after receiving funds.
About the Foundation
Henry D. Kahrs resided in Margate City, Atlantic County, New Jersey. The Odessa F. Kahrs and Henry D. Kahrs Trust for Charitable Purposes was created in 1970 under Mr. Kahrs' Last Will and Testament to support various charitable causes in the southern portion of New Jersey.