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John G. Duncan Charitable Trust

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Mission

To perpetuate the generosity of John G. Duncan by supporting a variety of charitable causes within Colorado.
Application deadlinesJanuary 31, April 30, July 31, and October 31
Program areasArts, culture, and humanities
Education
Environment, animals
Health
Human services
Public/society benefit
Religion
States servedColorado
Geographic limitationsCauses supported must be within the state of Colorado.
TrusteesWells Fargo Bank, N.A.
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The information on this page is a summary only and may not reflect all or the latest applicable terms and conditions related to application and disposition of this Foundation's grant(s). In the event the information contained on this page differs from the Foundation's governing instrument, the governing instrument shall control.
Educational scholarships
If you are an individual seeking scholarships, financial aid, or other direct financial assistance, the information available through this site will not assist you. We encourage you to consult the financial aid offices of specific educational institutions for help in understanding your options.
Wells Fargo Corporate Giving
The information found through this site does not include the many opportunities available for the communities and people served by Wells Fargo through its corporate philanthropy. For more details, please visit Wells Fargo Corporate Giving.
Wells Fargo Philanthropic Services is part of Wells Fargo Wealth Management providing financial products and services through Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and its various affiliates and subsidiaries.
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Member FDIC
The John G. Duncan Charitable Trust supports a variety of charitable, benevolent, educational, and religious purposes within the state of Colorado.

Requirements

  • Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.
  • Organizations must serve and operate in Colorado.
  • Organizations are eligible to apply once per calendar year. If a grant is awarded, the organization will be ineligible to apply in the following calendar year.

Limitations

The foundation does not fund requests to support:
  • General operating expenses
  • Endowments
  • Capital expenditures
  • Organizations located outside of Colorado
  • Other grantmaking organizations
  • Organizations recognized by the IRS as non-functionally integrated supporting organizations per Section 509(a)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Average giving

Average grant size: $5,000 to $10,000
Average total giving per year: $250,000 to $300,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications may be submitted year-round, but must be submitted by the following deadlines to be reviewed at the grant meeting held after each date: January 31, April 30, July 31, and October 31.

Communications

Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated within 60 days of each deadline.

Required reports

Periodic progress reports and final reports may be required for funded projects.
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The information on this page is a summary only and may not reflect all or the latest applicable terms and conditions related to application and disposition of this Foundation's grant(s). In the event the information contained on this page differs from the Foundation's governing instrument, the governing instrument shall control.
Educational scholarships
If you are an individual seeking scholarships, financial aid, or other direct financial assistance, the information available through this site will not assist you. We encourage you to consult the financial aid offices of specific educational institutions for help in understanding your options.
Wells Fargo Corporate Giving
The information found through this site does not include the many opportunities available for the communities and people served by Wells Fargo through its corporate philanthropy. For more details, please visit Wells Fargo Corporate Giving.
Wells Fargo Philanthropic Services is part of Wells Fargo Wealth Management providing financial products and services through Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and its various affiliates and subsidiaries.
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Member FDIC

About the Foundation

John G. Duncan was born in Sacramento, California in 1866. He lived a substantial portion of his life in Henderson, Kentucky, where he was actively involved in the philanthropic community. He later relocated to Denver, Colorado where he also supported a number of different non-profit organizations. Mr. Duncan died in 1955 at the age of 89.
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The information on this page is a summary only and may not reflect all or the latest applicable terms and conditions related to application and disposition of this Foundation's grant(s). In the event the information contained on this page differs from the Foundation's governing instrument, the governing instrument shall control.
Educational scholarships
If you are an individual seeking scholarships, financial aid, or other direct financial assistance, the information available through this site will not assist you. We encourage you to consult the financial aid offices of specific educational institutions for help in understanding your options.
Wells Fargo Corporate Giving
The information found through this site does not include the many opportunities available for the communities and people served by Wells Fargo through its corporate philanthropy. For more details, please visit Wells Fargo Corporate Giving.
Wells Fargo Philanthropic Services is part of Wells Fargo Wealth Management providing financial products and services through Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and its various affiliates and subsidiaries.
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Member FDIC