The Foundation makes grant decisions in December and June. Requests for both general support and program support are considered. Grants are made only to tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations. Before applying, please review our funding priorities and restrictions. Feel free to contact our offices about whether your program(s) fit within the Foundation's guidelines. Please note that we make very few new grants each year.
All applications should be submitted through the Gimbel Foundation’s secure online system. Please do not submit letters of inquiry by mail. To begin the application process, please click the “Apply” link at the bottom of this page.
As an initial approach to the Foundation, prospective applicants may complete an online letter of inquiry. The electronic form will require the following information:
At the request of the Foundation, full proposals may be submitted online after review of a letter of inquiry. New and renewal grantees will be emailed an access code and detailed instructions for online submission. Full grant proposals should include the following:
Letters of inquiry are accepted an ongoing basis through our online application system.
Apply: to register an account and begin the application process, select "Create New Account". You will be asked to provide a valid email address and password. An email confirmation will be sent to verify the creation of your account. Please record your login credentials for future access.
If you have any further questions regarding our guidelines or application process, we encourage you to contact our offices.