The Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.


Encourage the principles of individual self-reliance, self sacrifice, thrift, industry, and humility;

Relieve human suffering: through scientific research and education regarding disease; assisting youth with troubled childhoods and emotional disorders; addressing the concerns of the elderly; and helping humankind during time of natural and human-made disasters;

Foster individual self-worth and dignity, with a broad emphasis on the classical fine arts;

Develop physical health and spiritual well-being through vigorous athletic activity; and

Promote world peace and understanding through the improvement of national and international means of travel by air, rail, and sea.


The Trust recommends obtaining a complete copy of "General Guidelines and Procedures for Inquiring about a Grant from The Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust." The Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust, c/o Melissa Workman, Program Assistant, 208 S. LaSalle, Suite 1660, Chicago, IL 60604, 312-739-0326,



The Trust reviews Letters of Inquiry on an on-going basis. Review of Letters of Inquiry under normal circumstances will occur sometime between one and four months after receipt.



The Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust

c/o Melissa Workman

Program Assistant

208 S. LaSalle

Suite 1660

Chicago, IL 60604