Leah M. Sundheimer Foundation

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Mission

To promote the education, health, welfare, and rehabilitation of the ailing and handicapped, with primary emphasis on handicapped children, located in Wabash County, Indiana.

Application deadlines

April 1

Program areas

Education
Health
Human services

Program limitations

Grants are limited to programs that promote the education, health, welfare, and rehabilitation of the ailing and handicapped, with primary emphasis on handicapped children.

States served

Indiana

Geographic limitations

There are no geographic restrictions; however, the foundation has a practice of primarily supporting charitable organizations located in Wabash County, Indiana.

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Committee members

Skip Daughtry
Susan Dawes
Christine J. Haupert

The Leah M. Sundheimer Foundation awards grants to charitable organizations that promote the education, health, welfare, and rehabilitation of the ailing and handicapped, with primary emphasis on handicapped children, located in Wabash County, Indiana.

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: $3,000 to $10,000
Average number of grants per year: 5 to 10
Average total giving per year: $30,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by April 1 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in May.

Communications

Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated by June 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 Leah M. Sundheimer was established by Ms. Sundheimer as a memorial to the Sundheimer family. Ms. Sundheimer was a resident of Wabash County, Indiana until her death in September 1987. Thanks to her generosity, the citizens of Wabash County will enjoy the benefits of the foundation for years to come.