GEORGE W. MERGENS FOUNDATION

Financial Information

Total Assets: $10,143,802

Total Giving: $563,000

Area of Service:

Vermont

Areas of Interest:

Not Available

Programs

None

Grants

The following grants were reported in 2008:
$75,000 to Saint Francis Xavier School, Winooski, VT. For Scholarship Fund, payable over 1 year.
$60,000 to Saint Francis Xavier School, Winooski, VT. For development office, payable over 1 year.
$50,000 to Bishop John A. Marshall School, Morrisville, VT. For scholarship fund, payable over 1 year.
$50,000 to Rice Memorial High School, South Burlington, VT. For ministry, admissions, and marketing, payable over 1 year.
$21,000 to Saint Francis Xavier School, Winooski, VT. For technology and instructional, payable over 1 year.
$5,000 to Central Vermont Youth Orchestra, Montpelier, VT. For orchestra program, payable over 1 year.
$3,000 to Vermont Foodbank, South Barre, VT. For farming network, payable over 1 year.

Limitations

Giving primarily in VT.
No grants to individuals.

Summary

Giving primarily for educational, cultural, medical and general welfare needs of children in Vermont.

Additional

Type of Grantmaker: Independent foundation
Established in 1994 in VT.

Quick Facts Sheet
URL:

None

Located in:

Milton,

Vermont

United States

Contact Information / Process

Phone: (802) 862-6770

Email: [email protected]

Address:
P.O. Box 633
Milton, VT 05468-0633

Procedure:
Application form required. Applicants should submit the following:
1. Timetable for implementation and evaluation of project
2. Results expected from proposed grant
3. Qualifications of key personnel
4. Statement of problem project will address
5. Name, address and phone number of organization
6. Copy of IRS Determination Letter
7. Brief history of organization and description of its mission
8. Descriptive literature about organization
9. Listing of board of directors, trustees, officers and other key people and their affiliations
10. Detailed description of project and amount of funding requested
11. Copy of current year’s organizational budget and/or project budget
12. Listing of additional sources and amount of support
Initial approach: Letter requesting grant guidelines and information, including a brief introduction of the applicant
Copies of proposal: 1
Deadline(s): None

Donors & Leadership

Donors:
Paul Mergens
Mary Mergens-Loughran

Officers:
Paul Mergens, President
Mary Mergens-Loughran, Vice President
Lenora Mergens, Secretary

EIN:

30345055