Sara Long Trust

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To support qualified organizations that assist people incapable of supporting themselves due to accident, disease, or old age.

Annual application deadlines

March 1

Program areas

Human services

Program limitations

Grants are made in support of programs by qualified organizations that assist individuals who are not capable of supporting themselves due to accident, disease or old age.

States served


Geographic limitations

There are no geographic restrictions; however, the trust has a practice of supporting organizations located in Pennsylvania.


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The Sara Long Trust provides grants to organizations that assist people who have become through accident, disease, or old age incapable of supporting themselves and are without other means of support.


  • 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.


The foundation does not grant funds to individuals.

Average giving

Average grant size: $3,000
Average number of grants per year: 5

Annual application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by March 1 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting.


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

The Sara Long Trust was created under the Last Will and Testament of Ms. Long. Her desire was to assist people who have become, through accident, disease, or old age, incapable of supporting themselves and have no other means of support. Ms. Long, who never married, was a resident of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania when she passed away in 1902.