By act of legislature in the late 19th century, the Charleston Fund was established to assist Meetings in need of repair. The Fund can assist Quaker Monthly Meetings in the United States that are not members of PYM.
$110,225 market value 6/12
$3,995 (FY 2012)
GRANT SIZE: Varies; typically $500 to $3,000
The purpose of the Fund is to provide assistance in the repair and construction of Meeting Houses for active Friends outside Philadelphia Yearly Meeting area.
SAMPLE GRANTS in the fiscal year ending 6/06:
Richmond Monthly Meeting – $1,000 , France Yearly Meeting – $2,000
In 2016, care of grants made from the Charleston Fund was transferred to the Quaker Buildings and Programs Granting Group.