US Bank - Mary Elizabeth Martin Scholarship Trust, #04700641

US Bank - Mary Elizabeth Martin Scholarship Trust, #04700641

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2014 Grant Application Guidelines

The Mary Elizabeth Martin Scholarship Trust was established in 1961, and is considered a Private Foundation under section 509 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code. The trustee is required to annually distribute the net investment income to tax exempt organizations to be used for charitable or educational purposes, which may include providing one or more scholarships to assist worthy students to obtain a college or university education in the United States. The trust is administered by US Bank and the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation administers this grant competition. An advisory committee chosen by US Bank makes all grant decisions. Grants are awarded annually in August and typically range from $500-$3,000. Please direct all questions to the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation.


Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 5 p.m. CST

Contact person: 

LaVon Colhour at 816-627-3400 or

Grant Restrictions and Requirements: 

Grants are made only to organizations that are exempt from Federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Important Dates: 
 Online application is available   Deadline   Notification of decisions 
February 17, 2014
 April 17, 2014 
 5 p.m. CST


Procedures for Grant Seekers: 
  1. Review your organization's nonprofit profile to ensure that all information is current. For questions about updating your profile or having REVIEWED status, please contact the Donor Relations and Education Team at 816-842-0388 or
  2. All proposals must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. CDT on the due date through the internet grant application module (iGAM).
  3. The iGAM grant application will be made available 6 to 8 weeks prior to the deadline.
iGAM Instructions: 
  1. Click here to access the grant application.
  2. You will be prompted to create a username and password, unless previously done so.
  3. Users are encouraged to create a single username and password for your organization to be shared among staff.
  4. Save the iGAM My Account to your web browser favorites to access draft and submitted applications:>.
  5. A compatible web browser must be used, either Internet Explorer version 6 or higher or Fire Fox version 1.5 or higher and have cookies enabled.Once logged in, users can view pending and historical applications, but not applications saved under other usernames.
  6. If you have technical questions regarding iGAM, please contact the Donor Relations and Education Team at 816-627-3429 or
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