Foundation / Corporation
The Clowes Fund
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states for projects in education, arts, and social services. Eligible states include Indiana, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. A statement of intent or preliminary proposal is required prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended for organizations and projects that help build a just and equitable society, create opportunities for initiative, foster creativity and the growth of knowledge, and promote appreciation of the natural environment.
Regions: The Fund concentrates its support in Indianapolis, Indiana and New England, and priority interests vary in each region.
Interests: The Fund supports organizations and programs that focus primarily on socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals through the arts, education and certain social services, defined as follows:
GrantWatch ID#: 176376
The Fund generally offers grant awards up to $50,000. First-time grants are generally within the Fund’s small grant range, up to $20,000.
Multi-year funding is available.
First-time grants will be for a single year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Patricia M. Alonso, Program Assistant, Indiana
Elizabeth A. Casselman, Executive Director (Assistant Secretary), Indiana
Megan Briggs Reilly, New England Program Officer, Massachusetts
Erin M. Trisler, Program Manager (Assistant Treasurer), Indiana
The Clowes Fund
320 North Meridian Street, Suite 316
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1722
Phone: 317-833-0144 / 800-943-7209
Fax: 317-833-0145 / 800-943-7286
USA: Indiana: Marion County and the seven contiguous surrounding Counties; Maine: Southern and mid-coast parts of the state, which include Cumberland, Androscoggin, Knox and Lincoln Counties; Massachusetts: Suffolk, Middlesex, Essex, and Worcester Counties; as well as other areas with significant populations of immigrants, refugees, and asylees; New Hampshire: Grafton, Sullivan, and Cheshire Counties; Vermont: Windham County