Caleb C. Pruden Trust

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To support qualified organizations that benefit blind persons residing in the City of Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Application deadlines

February 28

Program areas

Human services

States served

New Jersey

Geographic limitations

Elizabeth, New Jersey


Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., serves as co-trustee with two individual trustees

The Caleb C. Pruden Trust provides grants to organizations that benefit blind persons located in the City of Elizabeth, New Jersey.


  • 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.
  • Organizations must benefit residents in the City of Elizabeth, New Jersey.


The foundation does not grant funds to individuals.

Average giving

Average grant size: $5,000 to $20,000
Average number of grants per year: 4

Application period and deadlines

Applications must be submitted by February 28 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 Caleb C. Pruden Trust was established under the Last Will and Testament of Mr. Pruden. His desire was to alleviate the sufferings and promote the welfare of blind persons residing in his native city, Elizabeth, New Jersey.