Guidelines

This web site provides background on The Hagedorn Fund. William Hagedorn directed that the remainder of his estate be dedicated to a fund, in memory of his late wife, Tillie Hagedorn, that would support religious or charitable organizations.

PLEASE NOTE:
The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals.

Funding Interests:

Health (including cancer, HIV/AIDS, blindness), gardens, social services, youth, education, senior services and housing and community development.

Geographic Focus:

Primarily New York City.

Restrictions:

No grants are made to individuals or private foundations or for matching gifts or loans.

Eligibility:

Organizations must be classified by the Internal Revenue Service as public charities and tax-exempt under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

Grant Cycle:

The regular deadline for applications is September 1st. Decisions are made before the Fund’s fiscal year end, which is December 31st.

Type of Support:

Project, operating, and capital

JPMorgan Chase Relationship:

Co-Trustee