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The Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust (Pennsylvania)

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    Funder Type

    Private Foundation

    IT Classification

    C - Funds little to no technology


    Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust


    The Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust will provide support for organizations within the following fields of interest:

    • Child welfare
    • Elementary and secondary education
    • Family services
    • Higher education
    • Human services
    • Job services
    • Mental health care
    • Performing arts
    • Rehabilitation
    • Shelter and residential care
    • Special population support
    • Youth services

    Projects serving the following populations are of special interest:

    • Children and youth
    • People with disabilities
    • People with intellectual disabilities
    • People with psychosocial disabilities

    Giving solely for the care and welfare of children with mental retardation.


    History of Funding

    The foundation has distributed 13,639,688 in grants for 2018.

    Additional Information

    The Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust was established in 1976 in Pennsylvania. The foundation does not maintain a website. Please contact the foundation to verify eligibility prior to submission of a full application. Funds may be used for the following purposes:

    • Capital and infrastructure
    • Debt reduction
    • Endowments
    • Equipment
    • General support
    • Program support


    J Murray Egan

    J Murray Egan
    116 Allegheny Center Mall (p8-Yb35-02-L)
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212

  • Eligibility Details

    Giving primarily is limited to non profit organizations in Pennsylvania with emphasis on Allegheny county.

    Deadline Details

    Applications are to be submitted by October 1, annually. INitial approach should be with a Proposal. An applications form is not required. Applicants should submit the following:

    1. Detailed description of project and amount of funding requested
    2. Listing of board of directors, trustees, officers and other key people and their affiliations
    3. Copy of IRS Determination Letter
    4. Brief history of organization and description of its mission
    5. Qualifications of key personnel
    6. Copy of most recent annual report/audited financial statement/990

    Additional information: Proposal must detail services provided by the applicant and include financial statements for previous 3 years. The names of officers and trustees should include a brief comment on their connections with the community and with persons who have mental retardation

    Award Details

    Awards vary based on scope and size of project. Awards are up to $1,000,000. Generally, awards are between $50,000 and $100,000.

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