Ella Lyman Cabot Trust Grants

Multiple Locations
Term: Academic Year

Grants to individuals with charitable, religious, artistic, educational and scientific projects that promote the good of others

The Ella Lyman Cabot Trust (ELCT) offers grants to individuals with charitable, religious, artistic, educational, and scientific projects that promote the good of others. Within this general guideline, the trustees pay special attention to how the proposed project will be essential to the applicant’s own growth and development.

While there is no formal limit on the size of an individual grant, the trustees expect grants to be in the range of $15,000 per recipient, and do not expect any grant to exceed $25,000. Grants may not be renewed.

ELCT’s interests are broad and not limited to any single area of endeavor or geographical location. That said, there are certain specific limitations. The trust does not make grants to institutions, organizations, or group endeavors; it does not offer grants for scholarship, research, or vocational training; and it does not make grants to artists, writers, or filmmakers soliciting support for artistic works, writing or publishing a book, or production of a film, unless these ends are clearly secondary to a project that meets ELCT’s purposes.

Fact Sheet

Columbia Alumna/us, Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies, Not U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, Senior, U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident
Fellowship Type:
Experiential, Public Service
Multiple Locations
Multiple Regions
Academic Year

Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year
Application Deadline: 
Friday, September 21, 2018
Preliminary Proposals due February 1 for 2020 grant year.