About the Foundation

The Fred B. & Helen F. Monar Foundation was established in 1994. It was the desire of Mr. & Mrs. Monar to fund organizations that are charitable, religious and educational in nature.


Funding Priorities:
Grants will be made to charitable organizations.

Geographic Focus:
Foundation gifts may be made only for use within the United States and are generally restricted to the State of Florida.

Types of Support:

  • Operating
  • Program
  • Project

The foundation generally restricts its funding to Lake County, Florida.

Eligibility Requirements:
The Trustees shall consider all qualified applications received from organizations that are exempt from taxation under the Internal revenue Code Sections 501 (c) (3). If you are a 509 (a)(3) Supporting Organization, please be prepared to provide additional information.

Grant Cycle and Deadline Information:
The Foundation’s Trustees meet annually in June. May 1st is the deadline for submitting grant proposals to be considered at the annual meeting.

Grant Range:
The average grant size is between $2,000 – $9,000.