Sarah K. deCoizart Perpetual Charitable Trust: Grants for Environmental Conservation

OVERVIEW: The Sarah K. deCoizart Charitable Trust seeks conservation organizations that protect ecologically important areas, work in land use policy, and studying the impact of urban sprawl.

IP TAKE: This funder awards project specific grants and does not offer support for general operating expenses. It prioritizes grantees from the New England area.

PROFILE: Established in 1992, the Sarah K. deCoizart Charitable Trust focuses its grantmaking on the environment, species conservation, and blindness. JP Morgan Chase Bank and Mr. Richard Bartholomae oversee the trust’s distributions. 

The trust’s environmental and species conservation program supports projects that address environmental hazards, wildlife conservation, and the protection of ecologically important areas. The foundation also supports land use policy work that focuses on park preservation, open spaces in urban settings, and environmental analyses of urban sprawl.

Grant amounts typically range from $20,000 to $75,000. Past grantees include the Conservation Law Foundation and the Nature Conservancy. The trust awards grants for single and multiple years. To learn more about the types of organizations the trust supports, explore its contributions list.

The Sarah K. deCoizart Charitable Trust accepts unsolicited grant proposals with an annual deadline of August 15 and makes grants in January. The trust prioritizes giving to the tristate area of New England; however, it awards grants to organizations across the Northeastern region of the United States.


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