Grant Requirements

Areas of Interest

  • Animal Welfare
  • Children & Families
  • Disaster Relief
  • Education
  • Medical Assistance
  • Nature & Wildlife Conservation
  • Poverty Relief
  • Religious & Spiritual Endeavors
  • Veterans' Issues


Grant Restrictions

Organizations considered for funding must be classified as qualified public charities under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Please note that the Foundation does not provide support for facilities or other capital projects.


Grant Considerations

We take many different aspects of applications into account when making grant issuing decisions, however these are some of the high-level questions we ask ourselves during the process:

  • How does the organization serve their key audience goals?
  • Is the organization fiscally responsible?
  • Will a grant have a tangible, meaningful impact?
  • Will we see direct results from this grant?
  • Does the organization have other financial contributors?


Grant Information

In 2022, the foundation made 31 grants and in total distributed approximately $3.25 million in charitable gifts.


Post Grant Requirements

After the grant is issued, the grantee organization is required to complete a final report of grant expenditures with financial and programmatic information.


Application Procedure

Please note that the application deadline of October 16th has passed, and the application site is now closed. Organizations that have submitted applications for the October 15th deadline will be notified of grant decisions within six to eight weeks. The next application cycle will open on January 1st, 2024.


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