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Nan and Matilda Heydt Fund


Last Updated: 2016-02-05

At A Glance

Nan and Matilda Heydt Fund

P.O. Box 1802

Providence, RI United States 02901-1802

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $6,690,403

Total giving: $285,728






Established in 1966 in MA

Purpose and Activities

Grants for public charitable purposes including health, welfare, the humanities, and education; emphasis on child welfare and youth agencies, community funds, and aid to the handicapped in the vicinity of Springfield, Massachusetts.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Mission Express

These grant requests up to $5,000 for one-time occurrences: a)Hiring a consultant to assist an organization in building its capacity; b) Events and one-time programs with specific community outcomes (concerts, symposia, and conferences); and c) Equipment to support key programs. Projects are expected to be implemented within 2 months of outcome notification. If awarded, projects should be complete within 6 months of the award notification. The fund does not fund projects retroactively.

Mission Standard

These grants are awarded through a competitive process for new or existing programs or projects (including capital campaigns for 2015) that support an organization’s infrastructure. The fund does not fund projects retroactively.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Foundations
  • Health
  • Mental and behavioral disorders
  • Nonprofits
  • Philanthropy
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Adults
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • Seniors
  • Substance abusers
  • Associations
  • Community foundations
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $6,690,403 (market value)

Expenditures: $367,114

Total giving: $285,728

Qualifying distributions: $319,296

Giving activities include:

$285,728 for 44 grants (high: $17,100; low: $2,900)