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Trellis Charitable Fund


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Trellis Charitable Fund

3150 South St. N.W., Ste. 2B

Washington, DC United States 20007

Telephone: (202) 362-3252


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $25,039,356

Total giving: $905,000





Purpose and Activities

The fund gives voice to the voiceless, exposes injustices and advocates for change both in the U.S and abroad. The fund gives grants to groups whose rigorous research and strategic interventions successfully change people’s lives. The fund supports organizations which tackle the toughest and most complex societal issues. The fund is particularly interested in how groups harness the power of communications to bring about positive change. The fund also supports projects of visual arts institutions through the medium of photography.

Fields of Interest

  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Human rights
  • International relations
  • Museums
  • Photography
  • Social sciences
Population Groups
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Victims and oppressed people
  • Victims of conflict and war

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $25,039,356 (market value)

Gifts received: $2,948,913

Expenditures: $1,080,471

Total giving: $905,000

Qualifying distributions: $905,000