William C. Risser Charitable Trust

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Mission

To provide grants to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations dedicated to mental health research, especially those that conduct research relating to Schizophrenia.

Application deadlines

February 15

Program areas

Health

States served

All

Program limitations

Grants are limited to support scientific or educational organizations that specialize in mental health research, and, in particular, specialize in research relating to Schizophrenia.

Types of support

Program Support

Population served

Scientific or educational institutions that specialize in mental health research, Schizophrenia in particular.

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The William C. Risser Charitable Trust awards grants to organizations that conduct mental health research, with a particular focus on those that conduct research concerning Schizophrenia.

Requirements

  • Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.
  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Limitations

  • Research relating to Schizophrenia.

Average giving

Average grant size: $25,000 to $55,000
Average number of grants per year: 1-2
Average total giving per year: $55,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications must be submitted by February 15 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting.

Communications

Applicants will receive an email confirming their submission.

Required agreements and reports

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

About the Foundation

The William C. Risser Charitable Trust was established to aid charitable organizations that conduct mental health research, with a particular focus on those that conduct research relating to Schizophrenia.