Eligibility

Does my organization need to have 501(c)(3) status to apply?
To be considered for Foundation funding, an organization must be a 501(c)(3) OR fiscally sponsored by a 501(c)(3).

For how many years must my organization’s operating budget exceed $250,000 in order to be eligible?
In order to meet our eligibility criteria, your organization’s last completed fiscal year and current fiscal year must show operating revenue and expenses that exceed $250,000. Operating revenue and expense projections for the fiscal year of your proposed activity must also exceed $250,000.

What if my organization is not required to have an annual audit?
If your organization is not required to have audited financial statements, you can submit an Independent Accountants’ Review (IAR) or your organization’s most recent 990. If your organization is not required to have an IAR or 990, you must submit professionally generated financial statements.