The terms of the Mary W.B. Curtis Trust require funding to be made to programs devoted to training boys and young men in good citizenship. Programs which include girls and young women are eligible to apply, but the funds requested must be allocated to benefit only the boys and young men participating in the program. The geographical focus of the Trust's funding is the greater Boston area.
The Trustees will consider requests for a single year of funding. Organizations may be funded for up to three consecutive years, but are then asked to take the following year off. After a one year break, organizations are welcome to apply to the Trust again. Grant awards are typically $5,000 to $10,000. The Trustees will occasionally consider a request outside of this range.
The Trust has changed its proposal deadline from December 31 to February 28. Requests will be considered by the Trustees at the annual meeting each spring, and notice of Trustees' decisions will be sent in April.
Beginning with the 2021 grant cycle, requests must be submitted through the Trust’s online grant application portal.
The proposal format will follow much the same format as in past years.
We do not require a copy of your IRS Determination letter, letters of support, or any additional attachments.
Please direct all inquiries and correspondence to Grants Manager, Rita R. Goldberg at email@example.com.