The purpose of the Gladys Brooks Foundation is to provide for the intellectual, moral and physical welfare of the people of the United States by establishing and supporting non-profit libraries, educational institutions, hospitals and clinics.
In all cases, grant applications will be considered where -
Proposals for a continuing project must include a commitment from the applicant or a third party that the project will continue to receive all the necessary financial support after the grant from the Foundation is expended.
Except for endowed positions, proposals for direct salary support will not be considered. A grant that supports a research project will also not be considered.
All grants are made on the condition that the entirety of the funds advanced shall be utilized in direct furtherance of the project and that no portion thereof shall be appropriated by the Grantee as an administrative or processing fee, for overseeing the project or for the Grantee's general overhead.
Non-profit, tax exempt organizations are eligible to apply for grant funding through the Gladys Brooks Foundation. -Generally the foundation prefers applicants located in Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.
The initial step in seeking a grant from the Gladys Brooks Foundation is the completion of the Online Request form and submitting it electronically to the foundation (http://www.gladysbrooksfoundation.org/application.html). In doing so the applicant will automatically be provided with all the information required for the Grant Proposal Letter. This step will also initiate the two week period by the end of which the Grant Proposal Letter must be submitted.
The application period for grant requests was January 1, 2020 - May 31, 2020. A similar application window is anticipated annually.