Grants for the Eagles Art Ehrmann Cancer Fund, D.D. Dunlap Kidney Fund, Lew Reed
Spinal Cord Injury Fund, Max Baer Heart Fund, Diabetes Fund, Jimmy Durante Fund,
Golden Eagle Fund, M. "Blackie" Floyd Alzheimer’s and Muscular Dystrophy Fund
are made available every year to 501 (c) 3 organizations. Grants may only be
given to Non-Profit Institutions, as dictated under the Articles of
Incorporations of the Eagles and must conform to IRS requirements for Non-Profit
Institutions. Grants are paid directly to recipients for such purposes as stated
in the Charity By-laws. Qualifying organizations include but are not limited to
local hospitals, universities, camps, clinics. An exception to this rule would
be the Children’s Christmas Shopping Sprees and HOME Fund Grants. Grants must be
for research, education, equipment or supplies. Grant amounts can be anywhere
from $500 to $5,000 for grants requested by the States and $6,000 to $10,000 for
special charity projects.
- Jimmy Durante Children's Fund grants can only go
to establishments and/or institutions caring for and/or treating mentally and physically
impaired children (under the age of 18) and to Hospitals treating children or researching
the diseases of children.
- Jimmy Durante Child Abuse Fund grants go to establishments that
provide educational material and therapy to help these abused victims.
- The Drug Awareness grant is a matching grant up to a maximum of $1,000.00
(which includes the Aerie/Auxiliary contribution of $100 to $500.)
- Our C.P.R. grants are only awarded to local Fire Departments
or Emergency Medical Service Units. The money is to be utilized for CPR equipment.
Grant money cannot be used to pay for any class instructor training fees associated
with holding a class in CPR.
- The Golden Eagle Fund grant is to aid charitable organizations
sponsoring community oriented programs for the elderly. A grant cannot go to an
individual, an Aerie as a club, private nursing home, etc.
Grants are submitted by the membership and Aeries and Auxiliaries to the State Executive
Board. Each state has approving authority for grants. All submission of grants must
go through the State entities. If you are an outside organization seeking funding
from Fraternal Order of Eagles charities, please contact a local chapter with your
request. Grants submitted directly to the Grand Aerie will be returned.
The F.O.E. Charity Foundation does not approve grants to outside fund raising organizations such as the American
Diabetes Association, National Kidney Foundation or Association, American Cancer
Society, National Heart Association, National Alzheimer’s Association or to an individual,
or an Aerie as a club. Grants cannot be used for salaries, administrative costs or for any continuing education classes.
Universal Grant Request Form
Members: Please sign in to the Members-Only site for grant forms and specific instructions
for preparing and processing grant applications.