How to Apply

Please note: The Foundation is currently reviewing its funding priorities and, as a result, is not accepting unsolicited letters of inquiry at this time. Please feel free to contact our office if you have any questions.

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.

Letters of Inquiry

At the request of the Foundation, prospective applicants may complete an online letter of inquiry. The electronic form will require the following information:

  • A description of the organization’s mission and core activities
  • A description of the program(s) and/or activities for which support is requested, including objectives and population served
  • Organization budget and program budget (if applicable)
  • Most recent audited financial statement
  • A list of organizational or programmatic funding sources
  • A copy of the organization’s IRS 501(c)(3) tax exempt form

Proposals

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:

  • A narrative of seven to ten pages describing your organization, its history and mission, and the program(s) and/or activities for which funding is requested
  • Organization budget and program budget (if applicable)
  • Most recent audited financial statement
  • IRS certification of 501(c)(3) status
  • Complete list of income sources, including grant amounts and restrictions
  • Board of Directors list
  • Organization staff chart