Harry L. Katz Memorial Trust Fund

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Mission

To provide grants to qualified Jewish organizations and charities serving Atlantic County, New Jersey that support charitable, religious, scientific, literary, or educational purposes.

Application deadlines

October 1

Program areas

Arts, culture, and humanities
Education
Environment/animals
Health
Human services
Public/society benefit
Religion

States served

New Jersey

Geographic limitations

Preference is given to Jewish charities and other charitable organizations located in Atlantic County, New Jersey.

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Florence Bernstein

The Harry L. Katz Memorial Trust Fund awards grants primarily to Jewish charities and other organizations supporting charitable, religious, scientific, literary, or educational purposes in Atlantic County, New Jersey.

Requirements

  • 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.

Limitations

The Trust does not fund requests from churches other than Jewish Synagogues, although grants may be made for programs supporting inter-faith relationships.

Grantmaking priorities

Preference may be given to requests from the following:

  • Organizations located in Atlantic County, New Jersey
  • Jewish organizations

Average giving

Average grant size: $20,000 to $60,000
Average number of grants per year: 5

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by October 1 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in November.

Communications

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

Harry L. Katz resided in Atlantic City, New Jersey. This trust was established in 1954 under the will of Mr. Katz to support charitable, religious, scientific, literary, or educational purposes.