Grant Guidelines

The Trustees of the Rebecca Pomroy Foundation annually make grants to assist worthy charitable organizations whose operations are in conformity with the foundationís charter. Special preference is accorded to organizations that serve members of the Newton community. The Trustees make total grants of approximately $75,000 to $90,000 annually. The size of an individual grant will vary; depending upon need and other factors, but is usually within the range of $2,000 to $10,000.

The Trustees will consider repeat support to charitable organizations; however such support must be requested and justified on the basis of both past year performance and future plans. Additionally, multiple year commitments will be considered by the Trustees when, in their opinion, longer than one year is needed to complete a certain task.

The Foundation will consider the following types of support:

a. Capital Grants

b. Operating Support

c. Special Projects

Any tax-exempt organization under 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code may apply for financial support. Organizations able to clearly demonstrate their services to the Newton community are strongly preferred.