George A. Ohl, Jr. Trust

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Mission

To provide grants to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations in New Jersey whose programs focus on community welfare efforts.

Application deadlines

January 22 and June 15

Program areas

Arts, culture, and humanities
Education
Health
Human services

States served

New Jersey

Types of support

Focuses on community welfare efforts in the state of New Jersey.

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Bernard Berkowitz, Esq.
Hans Dekker
Gene Korf, Esq.

The George A. Ohl, Jr. Trust awards grants to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations in New Jersey whose programs focus on community welfare efforts.

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 will be given to requests for the following:

  • Relief of the poor
  • Improvement of living conditions
  • Care of the sick, young, aged, homeless, imcompetent, and helpless
  • Science, health, recreation, education, and good citizenship

Average giving

Average grant size: $2,000 to $20,000
Average number of grants per year: 25

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by January 22 for a March meeting and June 15 for an August meeting.

Communications

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

George A. Ohl, Jr. lived in Newark, New Jersey, and he established this foundation through a testamentary bequest. The purpose of the foundation is to improve the well-being of New Jersey citizens. Mr. Ohl died on February 16, 1947.