About the Foundation & Guidelines

About the Foundation

The Gertrude C. Fawley Foundation was established in 1997. It was the desire of Ms. Fawley that the foundation be used to further the cause of charity, education and religion.


Guidelines

Funding Priorities:
The Foundation supports a variety of charitable purposes in the areas of education, health and human services, arts and culture, religion, children and youth services, and environment.

Geographic Focus:
The foundation generally restricts its funding to Lake County, Florida.

Types of Support:

  • Operating
  • Program
  • Project

Restrictions:
The foundation generally restricts its funding to Lake County, Florida.

Eligibility Requirements:
The Trustees shall consider all qualified applications received from organizations that are exempt from taxation under the Internal revenue Code Sections 501 (c) (3) and 509.

Grant Cycle and Deadline Information:
The Foundation’s Trustees meet annually in March. February 1st 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.