Walter E. Lipe Charitable Trust

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Mission

To alleviate the suffering and for the care and treatment of the sick, disabled, and infirm in Denver, Colorado.

Application deadlines

March 31

Program areas

Health
Human Services

States served

Colorado

Geographic limitations

Denver, Colorado

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The Walter E. Lipe Charitable Trust was established to alleviate the suffering and for the care and treatment of the sick, disabled, and infirm in Denver, Colorado.

Requirements

  • Grantees must be qualified as public charities under IRC section 501(c)(3).
  • Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.

Limitations

The foundation normally does not fund requests for:

  • Benefit tickets
  • Conferences
  • Individuals

Average giving

Average grant size: $1,000 to $5,000
Average number of grants per year: 20
Average total giving per year: $50,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by March 31 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting.

Communications

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

Required reports

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

About the Foundation

Mr. Walter E. Lipe was a generous member of the Denver, Colorado community. His compassion for people led him to create a perpetual charitable trust to benefit the sick and disabled of Denver. Although Mr. Lipe passed away in 1960, his generosity will continue to help this cause for many years to come.