The Trustees of the foundation meet semi-annually on the business day that falls on or closest to June 15 and December 15. In order to be considered, please submit grant applications 30 days prior to the meeting date.
Grant Application Procedures
The foundation does not have grant application forms. To be considered for assistance, an organization should write a brief one or two page letter describing its proposal. The letter should include the objectives, time schedule, budget and evaluation procedures. In addition, please submit information describing the organization's leadership team and board of trustees. A copy of the Determination Letter from the IRS demonstrating 501(c)(3) status should accompany the application.
Submitting Grant Applications
Grant applications can be submitted in person, by mail or by email. See contact page for details.
If submitting by email, please note additional requirements and information:
Maximum of 10 pages
Prefer all documents in one (1) .pdf attachment
Maximum 3 attachments
Attachments will be printed in black and white for the review process
All emailed applications will receive an email acknowledgement of receipt. If you haven’t received an acknowledgement with 48 hours of submitting, please contact by phone to confirm receipt. Occasionally applications end up in the spam folder.
Eligibility Considerations and Requirements
Grant applications will be accepted only from organizations which are tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. No grants to individuals can be made. Only one grant per year to any agency is usually considered. All grant requests must be submitted in writing and contain the elements discussed below.