About the Foundation & Guidelines

About the Foundation

The Barham-Calhoun Memorial Fund was established by Katie L. Calhoun in 1977.


Guidelines

Funding Priorities:

The Foundation benefits victims of tuberculosis or heart disease as well as their families. Grants are made to health or human service organizations and not to individuals.

Geographic Focus:
The majority of grants are made to organizations in Georgia.

Types of Support:

  • Program Support
  • Project Support
  • General Operating

Eligibility Requirements:
The Trustees will consider all qualified applications received from organizations that are exempt from taxation under the Internal Revenue Code Section 501 (c)(3). If you are a 509 (a)(3) Supporting Organization, please be prepared to provide additional information. Grants are not made to support individuals.<

Grant Cycle and Deadline Information:
The Foundation’s Trustees meet annually in the fall. September 30 is the deadline for submitting grant proposals to be considered at the annual meeting.

Grant Range:
The average grant size is between $5,000 – $20,000.