Joseph H. Stahlberg Foundation

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To support medical, psychiatric, or psychological research.

Application deadlines

August 31

Program areas

Health

Program limitations

Organizations must be engaged in medical, psychiatric, or psychological research and must not be associated with a particular religion. Preference may be given to research related to dementia, autism, or Alzheimer’s disease.

States served

California

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The Joseph H. Stahlberg Foundation awards grants to organizations that are engaged in medical, psychiatric, or psychological research and not associated with a particular religion. Preference may be given to research related to dementia, autism, or Alzheimer’s disease.

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.

Grantmaking priorities

Preference may be given to research related to dementia, autism, or Alzheimer’s disease.

Average giving

Average grant size: $15,000 to $30,000
Average number of grants per year: 4
Average total giving per year: $115,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by August 31 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in the last quarter of the year.

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

Periodic progress reports and final reports may be required for funded projects 6 months after distribution.

About the Foundation

Although Joseph H. Stahlberg lived modestly in a tiny apartment near downtown Los Angeles, he left a charitable legacy of nearly $2 million. In accordance with his wishes, his legacy lives on to help others through support of organizations engaged in medical, psychiatric, or psychological research. Mr. Stahlberg passed away in 2006 at the age of 78.