Gladys Brooks Foundation


  • Type: Foundations
  • Category: Not Stated
  • Source: Gladys Brooks Foundation


  • Award Min: Not Stated
  • Award Max: Not Stated
  • Quantity: Not Stated


  • Deadline: May 31, 2017
  • Funding Available: Not Stated
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Grants only to publicly supported not-for-profit tax-exempt organizations within the meaning of the Internal Revenue Code.

Grant applications generally will be considered where
{a} outside funding for the project (including governmental) is not available;
{b} the project will be largely funded by the grant unless the grant request covers a discrete component of a larger project and
{c} the funds will be used for capital projects including equipment or endowments.
Applications for direct salary support will not be accepted.

The Foundation will consider grant applications for innovative projects in the fields of libraries and education,

Grant applications from universities, colleges and secondary schools will be considered generally for
{a} educational endowments to fund scholarships based solely on educational achievements, leadership and academic ability of the student;
{b} endowments to support fellowships and teaching chairs for educators who confine their activities primarily to classroom instruction in the liberal arts, mathematics and the sciences during the academic year and
{c} erection or endowment of buildings, wings or additions thereto of buildings, and equipment for educational purposes.

Grants for Libraries will be considered generally for resource Endowments (print, film, electronic database, speakers/workshops) capital construction and innovative equipment. Projects fostering broader public access to global information sources utilizing collaborative efforts, pioneering technologies and equipment are encouraged.

Additional Info:
Grant applications will be considered for major expenditures generally between $50,000.00 and $100,000.00 and greater or lesser amounts in certain circumstances.

All grant awards are made on the condition that the entirety of the funds advanced shall be utilized in direct furtherance of the project and that no portion thereof shall be appropriated by the Grantee as an administrative or processing fee, for overseeing the project or for its general overhead.

If the applicant receives a Second Round Grant Questionnaire, the Foundation is seriously considering applicant's application and will require that the following documents be provided: budget for 2018, when available; Internal Revenue Service exemption letter; latest Internal Revenue Service information return; an opinion of counsel with respect to your tax exemption; and your legal authority to accept the grant. This information is not required to be submitted until and if you receive a Second Round Grant Questionnaire. Receiving a Second Round Grant Questionnaire does not guarantee approval and funding of the application.