Marino Family Charitable Foundation, Inc.

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The Marino Family Charitable Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals by offering support to non-profit organizations who have demonstrated, through their charitable works and core values, the ability to make a positive difference in and further advance, educate, or enrich their communities.

Annual submission deadlines

June 30

Program areas

Human services

Program limitations

The Foundation primarily provides grants for ongoing program support and typically does not fund requests for building repairs and improvements or capital projects. Special consideration will be given to organizations that work with and assist individuals with Down syndrome.

States served


Geographic limitations

Grants are concentrated in the areas of Boca Raton, Florida, Los Angeles, California, and San Francisco, California.

Population served

Grants are generally made to assist with the needs and education of individuals with Down syndrome.


Tanya Marino Casey, President
David Marino, Vice President
Gail D. Marino, Secretary
Gary O. Marino, Treasurer


  • 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 the alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.


The foundation typically does not fund requests for:

  • Building repairs and improvements
  • Capital projects

Grantmaking priorities

Preference may be given to requests for organizations that assist with the needs and education of individuals with Down syndrome.

Annual application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by June 30 to be reviewed by the end of the year.


Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission.

Required agreements and reports

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

About the Foundation

The Marino Family Charitable Foundation, Inc. was created in 2012. The Foundation was established to provide funding for public charities, including, but not limited to, those dedicated to assisting individuals with Down syndrome and their families.