To provide for the care, comfort and welfare of elderly people in Dade County, Florida.
Programs are limited to those that provide care for the aged or are engaged in scientific or medical research for the care, comfort and welfare of elderly people. Preference is given to non-sectarian agencies.
Dade County, Florida
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
The Florence E. Sinclair Memorial Fund supports organizations that provide care for the aged or are engaged in scientific or medical research for the care, comfort and welfare of elderly people.
- To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
- Applications must be submitted through our online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.
Preference shall be given to non-sectarian organizations.
Average grant size: $10,000
Average number of grants per year: 2
Application period and deadlines
Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by November 1 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in December each year.
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
The Florence E. Sinclair Memorial Fund was established to benefit the elderly of Dade County, Florida.
Florence Eva Goodrich Sinclair was born on June 12, 1880 to Frederick B. and Eva Goodrich of Minneapolis, Minnesota. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota in 1902. Her husband, James H. Sinclair, was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from North Dakota from 1919-1935. He died on September 5, 1943, in Miami, Florida. Florence Sinclair remained in Miami until her death on September 13, 1965.