Florence E. Sinclair Memorial Fund

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Mission

To provide for the care, comfort and welfare of elderly people in Dade County, Florida.

Application deadlines

November 1

Program areas

Health
Human services

Program limitations

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.

States served

Florida

Geographic limitations

Dade County, Florida

Population served

Elderly

Trustees

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.

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 our online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.

Grantmaking priorities

Preference shall be given to non-sectarian organizations.

Average giving

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.

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

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.