General Requirements

Applicants must be either a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization or sponsored by an eligible fiscal agent.

Current and past grantees are not eligible to apply until their grant term has officially ended and a satisfactory final report has been received. For example, if awarded a grant in Cycle 2 (December) 2019, your organization would not be eligible to apply until after Cycle 2 (December) 2020 and after receiving notification from staff that a satisfactory final report has been received.

Geographic Focus 

MD, OH, DC, NY, & TX:  The Foundation will only accept proposals from past grantees* in Anne Arundel County and Baltimore City, MD; Cuyahoga County, OH; DC; New York City, NY; and Harris, Montgomery and Waller counties; TX .

HI, FL, & VT:  The Foundation will accept proposals from new applicants and past grantees* in the Big Island, HI; Greater Orlando, FL; and VT. 

 *A past grantee is defined as an organization that has received a Responsive grant dating back to 2013, the year the Foundation shifted its funding priority to strengthening families.

Grant Focus

Family-Focused: Applicants must serve families, with preference given to applications with whole-family approaches.

Grant Focus Area

Health & Well-Being, Educational Success, and Homelessness

Types of Grants

General Operating

Grant Size

Organizations may request no more than 10% of their total operating budget (up to $50,000)