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Grant Size: maximum of $2,000 per person per fiscal year
Deadline: There are no deadlines for the Phelps Fund
Contact: HAF Grants Team
Fund Description: This fund was established by the family of Barry Phelps and is intended for young survivors of leukemia residing in the Eel River Valley, and greater Humboldt County.
Grant Size: maximum of $250 per person per five-year period
Deadline: There are no deadlines for the Building Up Downs Syndrome Fund
Contact: HAF Grants Team
Fund Description: The Building Up Downs Syndrome Fund (BUDS) was established by Harold and Norma McClary to provide enrichment activities for Humboldt County residents with Downs Syndrome. Previously funded proposals include: artist space, transportation, purchase of a computer, and college scholarships. Maximum award amount is $250. Individuals are eligible to receive a grant once every five years.
Applications must be made through a qualified sponsor, such as a teacher, employer, social services agency, or a nonprofit organization. This sponsor will help to administer the funds which are granted.
Deadline: There are no deadlines for the Leal Fund
Fund Description: Louis Leal established this fund in honor of his wife, Phyllis Nilsen Leal. The Leal Fund was established to provide children suffering from cancer, or other sicknesses, something to lift their spirits during their treatment. This could be a piece of equipment, a tutor, books, toys, or other items and experiences that could lift the child’s spirits.
Grant Size: average of $200 per trip
Deadlines: There are no deadlines for the Somerville Fund
Fund Description: David and Gabriel Somerville established the “Davey” Somerville Revolving Travel Fund to help families from Humboldt County to travel outside the area for children’s medical treatment.
Humboldt Health Foundation's Angel Fund provides small grants to meet immediate medical or health related needs of individuals who are residents of Humboldt County.
Humboldt Health Foundation Children's Dental Angel Fund provides small grants to meet the immediate dental-related needs of children in Humboldt County in situations where emergency funds are required.
Community Health Grants support programs and projects that enhance the physical and mental well-being of Humboldt County residents, improve the health of those who have experienced social or economic disadvantages, create or support access and/or service delivery for under-served and marginalized populations, and/or have a lasting impact or plan for sustainability after HHF grant funding is expended.
Applications are typically available in June and due in August.
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