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Guidelines

The John J. Leidy Foundation

Eligibility

 
• Preference is given to organizations serving the Baltimore Metropolitan area

• Applicants must have  exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code

 
Areas of Interest

• Social and Economic Welfare

• Arts & Culture

• Health and Human Services

• Education

• Disabled persons

 
Grant/Funding Type Provided

• Operating Support

• New and/or Ongoing Programs

• Equipment

 

Grant/Funding Type NOT Funded

• Individuals

• Galas, special events or advertising space in programs

 

Size and duration of grant

• The average grant is between $1,000 and $10,000.  In 2014, the Foundation made 82 grants totaling $461,600.

• Grantees should not assume that approval of a grant implies commitment to ongoing future support.

 

Reapplying


• Funded organizations may reapply one year after the date of the grant award.  The same application procedures apply.

• Organizations denied funding may reapply one year after the date of the denial.