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Gordon Samstag Fine Arts Trust


Last Updated: 2016-02-04

At A Glance

Gordon Samstag Fine Arts Trust

P.O. Box 40200, FL9-100-10-19

Jacksonville, FL United States 32203-0200

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $9,282,377

Total giving: $98,350





Additional Contact Information

Application address: c/o Ross Wolfe, Dir., Samstag Scholarship Program, University of South Australia, GPO Box 2471, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, tel.: (08) 8302-0865; fax: (08) 8302-0866; International Code for Australia is 618


Established in 1991 in FL

Purpose and Activities

Scholarships are awarded for the furtherance of overseas studies in the visual arts. The scholarships cover the reasonable costs for a period of twelve months overseas, and include a tax-exempt stipend, plus return airfares and institutional fees for one academic year. Eligible individuals are graduates of not more than six years standing of a studio-based course at an Australian institution of higher education, and must be either Australian citizens or have permanent residency status, and be at least 18 years of age. Persons currently overseas may apply provided they are otherwise eligible in accordance with the above. Samstag application forms and detailed guidelines can be requested through the Trust web site by filling out the electronic form.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Support for Australian visual art students to study art abroad at an art institute or university.

Fields of Interest

  • Performing arts
  • Visual arts
International Interests
  • Australia

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $9,282,377 (market value)

Expenditures: $397,851

Total giving: $98,350

Qualifying distributions: $327,777

Giving activities include:

$98,350 for 9 grants to individuals (high: $23,350; low: $373)