Grantmaking Process

The Foundation makes funding decisions once a year, typically in June. Invited proposals for support must complete an online application form that includes the information below. Foundation staff will provide a link and unique login information to invited organizations.  The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals.

  • Brief description of mission, history, background and capabilities of organization
  • Description of project or program, including:
    • Alignment with Foundation mission and guidelines
    • What will be accomplished?
    • What are your strategies for ensuring project or program success?
    • What are your organization’s capabilities for implementing the project or program?
    • How will the program or project be sustained?
    • Implementation plan with timelines
    • Evaluation plan of how your organization will demonstrate progress
    • Other actual and anticipated sources of support
  • Detailed program or project budget
  • Current fiscal year budget
  • Copy of IRS determination letter
  • Copy of most recent audited financial statements and/or IRS Form 990
  • Listing of Board of Directors and their affiliations
  • Listing of all current funders