We give greater priority to organizations that have outcome measures in place and that can adequately show the impact of their direct service program within our grant application. We expect all applicants to read and understand our outcomes philosophy.
Our consideration is also influenced by collaboration. No organization or foundation alone can solve the issue of poverty. We expect applicants to have an understanding of other organizations working in the same issues and articulate how they work together when applicable.
We consider requests addressing issues within three focus areas and priority funding categories:
Applications for capital support are by invitation only. If you feel your project should be considered by our Foundation, we ask that you have a conversation with our staff first. Even if the plan is not complete, we want to listen to your ideas and are very willing to provide guidance, feedback and suggestions.