Final Update on Fall 2012 Grant Cycle

Helen’s Hope Foundation is in its final stages for the fall 2012 grant cycle. Decisions will be made by December 28th and organizations will be notified then. Funding letters will be sent out by January 1st.

If you have not yet heard from the Foundation and are interested in the status of your application, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Fall 2012 Grant Cycle Update

Helen’s Hope Foundation was thrilled to receive so many wonderful applications for our October 1st, 2012 deadline. The Foundation is currently in our review phase of these applications.

We wanted all applicants to be aware of the review process. Applications will be reviewed by the Board during the month of October. If additional information is needed, the Board will be in touch before the end of October. For organizations the Board wishes to visit, site visits or phone calls will be scheduled for November through early December. Organizations will receive our funding decision by the end of December and all grants will be sent out the first week of January.

We thank everyone for their applications and are once again thrilled to be hearing of all the impactful work being done to help underprivileged children.

Spring Grant Cycle Recipients Decided

The board of Helen’s Hope Foundation tirelessly worked throughout the spring and into early summer to decide which applicants from the Spring 2012 Cycle would be awarded gifts. The Foundation is thrilled to announce that the following organizations have been funded for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.

  • Eva’s Village, New Jersey
  • Family of Woodstock, New York
  • Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation, New York
  • Neighborhood Bike Works, Pennsylvania
  • New York Cares, New York
  • Open House Ministries, Florida
  • Feinstein Center, Providence College
  • Young Women’s Leadership Network, New York

The work that the above organizations are doing to change the lives of underpivileged children is truly exceptional and the Founation is thrilled to be associated with such worthy causes.

Board in Grant Review Process for April Grant Cycle

Helen’s Hope was thrilled to receive over 50 outstanding proposals for their April 1 grant application deadline. Due to the large number of applicants, the review process has taken longer than expected.

The board is currently in the second phase of the review process, and will be scheduling site visits with select organizations during the months of May and June. All organizations will hear about the Foundation’s decision by July 1st.

If there are questions about submitted proposals, please e-mail

Helen’s Hope Foundation sets first grant application deadline

The Helen’s Hope Foundation is excited to be starting their grant application process. On April 1, 2012 grant applications will be due to the Foundation. Grants will be gifted in the summer of 2012.

The Foundation is looking forward to diversifying the organizations they gift to through this grant process. In the past, the Foundation has focused their giving to a few great organizations primarily in New Jersey that the Karl Family had researched and worked with. The new grant cycle will give Helen’s Hope the chance to learn about other organizations that are providing valuable services to underprivileged children in the areas the Foundation now wishes to serve (primarily New York, Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey).

Applicants can find information on how to apply here