Our Response to COVID-19

In response to the urgent needs in our 8 funding communities, the Trustees approved an immediate COVID-19 response, directing $1 million to rapid response funds.

What We Fund


Strong communities where families thrive


To partner with nonprofits to improve the quality of life for families and communities, in places where O’Neill family members live

2020 Responsive Grantmaking Webinar

In this webinar, staff discuss the Foundation’s decision to shift to provide General Operating Support grants and changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Before submitting your application, learn about the online application process and changes to the Responsive Grantmaking Program’s funding criteria.

All applicants are strongly encouraged to listen to the webinar, even if they listened to our February 2020 webinar.