The Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant proposals.
The board requests proposals at its discretion.
If solicited by The Foundation, proposals must include:
- one-paragraph abstract
- executive summary (maximum one page)
- case statement of societal need of proposed program
- budget, including description of how funds will be used and over what period of time
- measurable outcomes
- evaluation methodology
Proposals that leverage existing resources and/or build community capacity are particularly attractive.
Grant recipients must be legally incorporated and recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
The Foundations generally do not give to:
- operating budgets
- religious programs