Katherine Lercara Fund for Needy Children

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Mission

To promote the aid and welfare of needy children in San Joaquin County, California.

Application deadlines

August 31

Program areas

Education
Health
Human services

States served

California

Geographic limitations

San Joaquin County, California

Population served

Children

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The Katherine Lercara Fund for Needy Children awards grants for the aid and welfare of needy children in San Joaquin County, California.

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.

Average giving

Average grant size: $10,000
Average number of grants per year: 1
Average total giving per year: $10,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by August 31 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in November.

Communications

Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated by November for applications received by the deadline.

Required reports

A progress report must be submitted within 6 months after receiving funds.

About the Foundation

The Katherine Lercara Fund for Needy Children was established in 1980 under the Last Will and Testament of Gasper Joseph Lercara. Mr. Lercara named the foundation in honor of his mother Katherine.

Mr. Lercara was born in 1896 and passed away at the age of 83 in 1980. He was a resident of San Joaquin County, California.