Tyson Fund

Support special needs of Friends institutions and Meetings within PYM, with emphasis on Friends education, religious interest, and elder care.

CONTACT:
Carol Walz, Secretary
c/o Philadelphia Yearly Meeting
1515 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

PHONE: (215) 241-7201
FAX: (215) 241-7045
EMAIL: cwalz@pym.org

WHO CAN APPLY?
Friends Meetings and organizations in the PYM area.

PURPOSE:
To support special needs of Friends institutions and Meetings within PYM, with particular emphasis on furthering Friends education, religious interests, or services to the elderly.

APPLICATION:
Contact Carol Walz for a copy of the Tyson Fund Guidelines. Applicants must submit six copies of the application and accompanying materials. The Tyson Fund will make only one grant within a 3-year period to any single institution or organization, and grants are made for one year only. A report on grant use will be expected within one year of the application date unless otherwise stated.

Deadlines: April 1 and October 1

DISTRIBUTION COMMITTEE:

F. Preston Buckman, Edward S. Brinton; Robert M. Taylor, Mary L. Buckman, Carolyn N. Evans.

ESTABLISHED:
Established in 1981 as a Trust of Friends Fiduciary Corporation. It was founded by Geraldine Tyson, Natalie S. Tyson, Evelyn Tyson, and Mary Tyson Janney, who were longtime members of Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends.