In his will, William E. Pritchard made provisions to establish the Trust in memory of himself and his wife. Upon Mr. Pritchard’s death in 1982, the fund was established.

Funding Interests:

  • Community development (affordable housing, economic development)
  • Community-based health care (primary care access and delivery)
  • Education (early education, K-12 public schools)
  • The environment (land and water conservation, parks and gardens)
  • Social services (hunger, immigration, seniors, youth development)

Geographic Focus:
Primarily Suffolk County and Nassau County, New York.

No grants are made to individuals or private foundations or for matching gifts or loans.

Organizations must be classified by the Internal Revenue Service as public charities and tax-exempt under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

Grant Cycle:
Proposal deadline is June 1. Grants are made during one annual cycle in the fall. Organizations receiving two consecutive years of funding are required to take at least one year off before reapplying.

Type of Support:
Primarily project and capacity building support. Operating support proposals from organizations with budgets of less than $1 million are considered on a case-by-case basis.

JPMorgan Chase Relationship:
Sole trustee



Please include the following items in your organization’s request:

1. Proposal (maximum of three pages, 12 pt. font, normal margins) which includes:

a. Overview of the organization (i.e., primary goals, needs or problems being addressed, population served)
b. Description of the project for which you are seeking support

i. Statement of purpose and the needs being addressed by the project
ii. Population served and how they will benefit from the project
iii. Project timeline/anticipated project duration

c. Brief biography of the executive director and key project staff

2. Project budget

a. If it is a two-year request, please include a two-year projected budget
b. Include a list of foundation, corporate and other support applied to the budget

3. Current fiscal year organizational budget

a. Also include a projected budget for upcoming year (if available)
b. Indicate if the organization has an endowment

i. Quote the most recent value of the corpus
ii. Indicate if the funds are permanently restricted or board restricted

4. List of foundation and corporate supporters

a. Include a list of funders for the current fiscal year
b. Also provide a list from the most recently completed fiscal year
c. Include foundation and corporation names and amounts

5. Most recently completed audited financial statements

6. List of board members

a. Include affiliations (employer)
b. Include years of service

Please note:

All applications to the
William E. & Maude S. Pritchard Charitable Trust
must be submitted online.

Submit your application


Total Contributions in 2023: $835,000

Community Action Southold Town Inc, Southold, NY
$50,000 for Build on What Matters: Community Resource Center Improvement

Hamptons Community Outreach, Bridgehampton, NY
$25,000 as a final installment for A Strong Foundation: Mental Health Outreach to Shinnecock Youth

Health And Welfare Council Of Long Island Inc, Huntington Station, NY
$50,000 as a final installment for Promoting Health Equity through Improved Social Care Provision

Herstory Writers Workshop Inc, Centereach, NY
$50,000 for support as follows: $25,000 for Transitions in Learning/Guided Memoir in the Classroom and $25,000 general operating support

Long Island Children’s Museum, Garden City, NY
$30,000 for Together to Kindergarten

New Hour for Women and Children – Long Island, Brentwood, NY
$100,000 as a final installment for Nassau Jail-based and Community-based Programming

New York LGBT Network Inc, Hauppauge, NY
$50,000 as a first installment for Counseling and Support Program Services

Options for Community Living Inc, Ronkonkoma, NY
$30,000 for Affordable Supportive Housing Repairs

Project Most Inc, East Hampton, NY
$50,000 as a final installment for Capacity Building of Educational Enrichment For Low-Income Children & Families

St. Charles Hospital Corp, Port Jefferson, NY
$90,000 for Chemical Dependency Rehabilitation Unit Renovation and Upgrade

St. Mark’s Church, Islip, NY
$25,000 for general operating support

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, Centerport, NY
$50,000 as a first installment for the continued support of the Restoration and Preservation of the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s Historic Landscape and Gardens

The Safe Center LI, Bethpage, NY
$50,000 for the Safe Center’s Mental Health Clinic

The Trust for Public Land, New York, NY
$100,000 for Designing and Building The Long Island Greenway

Three Village Meals on Wheels Inc, Stony Brook, NY
$25,000 for general operating support

United Way of Long Island, Deer Park, NY
$30,000 as a first installment for Capacity Building in support of YouthBuild

Wyandanch Homes and Property Development Corporation, Deer Park, NY
$30,000 as a first installment for Project Self Sufficiency