Annunziata Sanguinetti Foundation

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Mission

To support the care, treatment, cure, rehabilitation, or education of children with physical handicaps, mental retardation or mental illnesses to children born in, residing in, or whose parents’ homes were maintained in San Francisco, California.

Application deadlines

June 30

Program areas

Education
Health
Human services

Program limitations

Organizations must be devoted to the care, treatment, cure, rehabilitation, or education of children with physical or mental handicaps or illnesses.

The foundation does not fund requests for:
Shriners Hospitals for Crippled Children, including the Shriners Hospital at San Francisco, California due to gifts made by the donor during her lifetime.

States served

California

Geographic limitations

In accordance with the donor’s wishes, grants are made primarily to charities that render services to children born in, residing in, or whose parents’ homes were maintained in San Francisco, California.

Population served

Children with physical or mental handicaps or illnesses (ages 21 years or under).

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The Annunziata Sanguinetti Foundation awards grants to charitable organizations that are devoted to the care, treatment, cure, rehabilitation, or education of children with physical or mental handicaps or illnesses.

Grants are primarily made to charities that render services to children born in, residing in, or whose parents’ homes were maintained in San Francisco.

Organizations must be devoted to any one or more of the following purposes:

  • The care or rehabilitation of physically handicapped children,
  • The care or rehabilitation or mentally retarded or mentally ill children,
  • The care, treatment or cure of mentally or physically ill children, physically handicapped children or retarded children,
  • The care, treatment, cure, education or rehabilitation of deaf, dumb or blind children, or physically handicapped or mentally retarded children,
  • Furnishing medical, dental, nursing, hospitalization or psychiatric care or treatment for physically or mentally handicapped children,
  • To any other charity recognized as aforesaid furnishing aid, care, education or assistance to children.

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.
  • Organizations must render services to children ages 21 years or under.

Limitations

The foundation normally does not fund requests for:

  • Shriners Hospitals for Crippled Children, including the Shriners Hospital at San Francisco, California, due to gifts made by the donor during her lifetime.

Average giving

Average grant size: $10,000 - $25,000
Average number of grants per year: 14
Average total giving per year: $220,000

Application period and deadlines

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

Communications

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

Required agreements and reports

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

About the Foundation

Annunziata Sanguinetti Foundation was established in memory of Joseph and Annunziata Sanguinetti, and also in memory of Attilio and Louis Sanguinetti.