The Nash Family Foundation

Type of Funder: 
Areas of Interest Description: 

Primarily interested in the arts, environment, and human services

Geographic Focus: 
Geographic Focus Limitations: 

Prefers to allocate funding to organizations based in the twin cities of St.Paul-Minnesota area.  However, the Foundation has a history of giving to organizations based in the following states:  New York, New Jersey, Maryland, California, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Washington, D.C., Illinois, and Florida.  The Foundation has also allocated funding to organizations based in Israel.

Total Annual Giving: 


Application Procedures: 

All applications must be emailed to as an attachment.  Though the Foundation will accept faxed applications, sending applications via this method is highly discouraged.

The Foundation will not accept applications that have been sent via postage delivery.

The Foundation will only accept proposals between the dates of April 1 and July 1.

The Foundation will make all funding decisions by the following January. 

Funding Limitations Description: 

Will only consider funding requests from 501(c) (3) Not For Profit organizations.

Though Foundation does have a history of funding in other states, this may be due to the historic interest the Foundation had prior in the organization.

Limits grant making efforts to the twin city, St. Paul/Minnesota area.

Will only accept emailed applications for grant funding.

Will accept faxed applications, but heavily discourages applicants in using this method.

No applications will be accepted via postage mail.


Selected Grants: 

Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, NY 2006:  $25,000

Congregation Bethal of Swan Lake, NY 2005:  $15,000

Congregation Or Zarua, NY 2003:  $10,000


Annual Giving: