The Mabee Foundation Grant

From The Mabee Foundation

The Mabee Foundation was formed by Missouri natives John and Lottie Mabee. Since its formation in 1948, the Mabee Foundation has funded new construction, build renovations and the purchase of major medical equipment for non-profit organizations.

Grant uses

Overview

Generally, the Mabee Foundation supports organizations or projects in the following areas:

  • Educational
  • Social and Humanitarian Services
  • Medical and Health
  • Cultural and Religious

The Mabee Foundation only makes grants for construction projects, renovation projects and for the purchase of major medical equipment. Mabee Foundation grants are ‘challenge grants,’ meaning that the organization must raise the remaining funds required to finish the project within one year of the awarding of the grant or risk cancellation of the grant.

Eligibility

Organization's Location
USA
Program Location
AR, KS, MO, NM, OH, TX
Organization Type
501(c)(3)
Educational institutions
Other
  • The Mabee Foundation requires that 40% of the total project be raised by other public donors before it will consider a grant request.
  • The Mabee Foundation will grant up to 20% of the total costs of the project (with a maximum amount of $2,000,000).

Ineligibility

Private foundations as defined in IRC section 509(a)
Government owned or operated institutions
Debt retirement
Endowments
Projects already under construction or where a contract has been signed with a contractor
Operations or program support
Individuals
Capital projects for educational institutions below the college level (unless the institution exclusively serves a special or vulnerable population)
Renovation of leased property (unless the lease is a long-term lease tantamount to ownership)
Grants exclusively for the purchase of furnishings, equipment (except for major medical equipment), vehicles, museum exhibits, etc.
The purchase of land or buildings
Grants to a local, individual church body, congregation or parish
not specified

Submission

You may receive awards every 24 months.
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