Welcome to the Ray & Kay Eckstein Charitable Trust

We are a family foundation committed to honoring the legacy of our founders, Ray and Kay Eckstein.  The delight they took in sharing their good fortune with others continues to inspire us as we work together, guided by shared beliefs and values, endeavoring to make a difference in people’s lives.

For a grant to be considered for review, it must be received by the deadlines listed below.  Deadlines are subject to change from year to year.  Grant applications must be submitted through our online grant portal.

 Scheduled grant meetings for 2016 are listed below pending the availability of funds:

  • January 2016 Applications will be received until December 31st for January meeting.
  • April 2016 – Applications will be received until March 31st for April meeting.
  • July 2016 – Applications will be received until June 30th for July meeting.
  • October 2016 Applications will be received until October 14th for November meeting.

Trustee meetings occur in the months that follow scheduled grant committee meetings.  All grant decisions require the approval of the full board of Trustees.  

**Applicants will be notified of grant decisions after the 20th of March, June, September, and December.