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Lena Benas Memorial Fund

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Last Updated: 2016-02-05

At A Glance

Lena Benas Memorial Fund

P.O. Box 1802

Providence, RI United States 02901-1802

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $1,681,776

Total giving: $60,000

EIN

061616940

BRIDGE Number

7196489355

Background

Established in 1986 in CT

Purpose and Activities

The Lena Benas Memorial Fund was established in 1986 to provide for the health, human services, and housing needs of underserved people living in Litchfield, Connecticut, and its surrounding communities. .

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Community and economic development
  • Domestic violence shelters
  • Education
  • Human services
  • Independent living for people with disabilities
  • Shelter and residential care
  • Special population support
  • Supportive housing
  • Women's services
Population Groups
  • Adults
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • Seniors

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $1,681,776 (market value)

Expenditures: $77,237

Total giving: $60,000

Qualifying distributions: $69,616

Giving activities include:

$60,000 for 9 grants (high: $12,000; low: $1,000)