Crystal Trust Foundation (Delaware, Pennsylvania)

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    Funder Type

    Private Foundation

    IT Classification

    B - Readily funds technology as part of an award


    Crystal Trust


    The Crystal Trust Foundation will provide support for organizations within the following fields of interest:
    • Arts and culture
    • Child welfare
    • Christianity
    • Diseases and conditions
    • Education
    • Elementary and secondary education
    • Family planning
    • Family services
    • Food aid
    • Health
    • Higher education
    • Historical activities
    • Homeless services
    • Hospice care
    • Hospital care
    • Housing development
    • Housing for the homeless
    • Human services
    • In-patient medical care
    • Libraries
    • Mental health care
    • Museums
    • Music
    • Natural resources
    • Nursing care
    • Performing arts
    • Secondary education
    • Senior services
    • Shelter and residential care
    • Special population support
    • Youth development
    Projects serving the following populations are of special interest:
    • Academics
    • Children and youth
    • Economically disadvantaged people
    • Homeless people
    • Low-income and poor people
    • Seniors
    • Students
    Giving mainly for higher and secondary education and social and family services, including youth and child welfare agencies, family planning, and programs for the aged, the disadvantaged, and the homeless; support also for the arts and cultural programs, health and hospitals, conservation programs, and historical preservation. Needs of the State of Delaware have priority.

    History of Funding

    The Crystal Trust Foundation has given a total of $10,566,196 in grants in 2018.

    Additional Information

    The Crystal Trust Foundation was established in 1947 in Deleware. The foundation does not maintain a website. Please contact the foundation to verify eligibility prior to submission of a full application. Funds may be used for the following purposes:
    • Building and renovations
    • Capital and infrastructure
    • Capital campaigns
    • Equipment
    • Land acquisitions
    No grants to individuals, or for endowment funds, research, scholarships, fellowships, or matching gifts.


    Patricia L Anderson

    Patricia L Anderson
    PO Box 39, 1016 Smith Bridge Rd
    Montchanin, DE 19710-0039
    (302) 651-0533

  • Eligibility Details

    Giving primarily is limited to non profit organizations in Delaware and Philadelphia with emphasis on New Castle county.

    Deadline Details

    Applications are to be submitted by September 30, annually. Initial approach should be with a Proposal. An application form is not required. Applicants should submit the following:
    1. Brief history of organization and description of its mission
    2. Detailed description of project and amount of funding requested
    3. Copy of IRS Determination Letter
    4. Copy of most recent annual report/audited financial statement/990
    5. Listing of board of directors, trustees, officers and other key people and their affiliations

    Award Details

    Awards vary based on scope and size of project. Awards are up to $1,000,000. Most grants range from $50,000 to $100,000.

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