Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation

Primary Contact: 
Shirley Bernard, Senior Grants Administrato
707 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Health and Welfare

Aiding the needy



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The Foundation generally provides funding for organizations located in the greater Los Angeles area, but has a history of allocating funds in Washington D.C., Virginia, New York, Arizona, and South Africa.  The foundation generally does not provide funding outside of the United States. 

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Application Procedures: 

All applicants are required to submit proposals that includes the Foundation's Grant Application (which must be signed by the organizations Executive Director), a brief description of the organization's history, a list of the organizations Board of Directors, a recent copy of the organization's 501©3 ruling from the Internal Revenue Service.


Funding Limitations Description: 

The foundation will not offer funding for publishing books, nor for the broadcasting of television and/or radio programs.  Any request for travel related funding, as well as for advertisement, individual scholarships, and/or political donations and endowments will not be considered.

Selected Grants: 

$50,000 to Dolores MIssion School, $25,000 to Nativity Catholic School, $8,000 to Sisters of the Holy Family

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