Thursday, August 25, 2011

The Mayer Foundation

The Mayer Foundation
300 E. 74th St., Ste. 35A
New York, NY 10021-3746
E-mail: mayerfoundation@hotmail.com
Limitations: Scholarships to high school, college or graduate school students to complete their education in the field and school of their choice. Economic relief grants to needy individuals who are distressed or suffering as a result of poverty, low-income or lack of financial resources.
Financial data: Year ended 12/31/09: Assets, $275,595 (M); Expenditures, $36,776; Total giving, $36,000; Grants to individuals, 11 grants totaling $28,500.
Type of grantmaker: Independent foundation
Fields of interest: Higher education; Education; Human services; Economically disadvantaged
Types of support: Scholarships--to individuals; Grants for special needs
Application information: Applications accepted.
Initial approach: Letter
Copies of proposal: 1
Deadline(s): None
Additional information: Scholarships range from $2,500 to $5,000 per year to students with sufficient academic ability, show good character and exhibit need for financial assistance. Scholarship may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and, room and board. Scholarships are renewed annually provided the student is not on academic or disciplinary probation. Interview or site visit may be required for economic relief grants.
Program description:
Scholarships: Scholarships range from $2,500 to $5,000 per year to students with sufficient academic ability, show good character and exhibit need for financial assistance. Scholarship may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and, room and board. Scholarships are renewed annually provided the student is not on academic or disciplinary probation.

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