The Melba Bayers Meyer Charitable Trust

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Mission

To support a variety of charitable causes, primarily in Pensacola, Florida and Alabama, with emphasis on the needs of children, indigent Native Americans, and the care of neglected animals.

Application deadlines

December 31

Program areas

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

Program limitations

There are no program limitations; however, preference is given to organizations that meet the needs of children, indigent Native Americans and the care of neglected animals.

States served

Florida
Alabama

Geographic limitations

There are no geographic restrictions; however, the trust has a practice of supporting organizations located in Pensacola, Florida and Alabama.

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Grants are made to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations supporting religious, charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes, or for the prevention of cruelty to children or animals.

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.

Grantmaking priorities

Preference is given to charitable organizations located in Pensacola, FL and Alabama that support the needs of children, indigent Native Americans, and the care of neglected animals.

Application period and deadlines

Requests are accepted year-round, but must be submitted by December 31 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting typically held in February.

Communications

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

Required agreements and reports

Progress reports are due six months after grants are received. Report forms will be provided once a grant is awarded.

About the Foundation

The Melba Bayers Meyer Charitable Trust was created upon the death of Melba Bayers Meyer in 1995. Grants are made to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations supporting religious, charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes, or for the prevention of cruelty to children or animals. Preference is given to charitable organizations located in Pensacola, Florida and Alabama that support the needs of children, indigent Native Americans, and the care of neglected animals.