The Charles and Carolyn Russell Family Foundation

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Mission

To support a variety of charitable causes, primarily in Duluth, Minnesota.

Application deadlines

September 30

Program areas

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

States served

Minnesota

Geographic limitations

There are no geographic limitations; however, the foundation has a practice of primarily supporting organizations located in Duluth, Minnesota.

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The Charles and Carolyn Russell Family Foundation awards grants exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, or educational purposes.

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.

Average giving

Average grant size: $1,000 to $5,000
Average number of grants per year: 8
Average total giving per year: $27,500

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by September 30 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in November.

Communications

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

Required agreements and reports

Progress report must be submitted within 6 months after receiving funds.

About the Foundation

The Charles and Carolyn Russell Family Foundation was established in 2007 by Charles A. Russell and Carolyn M. Russell of Duluth, Minnesota.