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The Foundation will not provide funding for any of the following:

  • Individuals. 

  • Fund raising events, dinners, advertising or similar affairs. 

  • Lobbying, propaganda, or other attempts to influence legislation or other partisan political activities. 

  • Organizations for profit and profitmaking enterprises of non-profit groups. 

  • Fraternal, labor, service clubs or similar organizations whose principal activity is for the benefit of their own membership. 

  • Programs that directly benefit members of the Board, the staff of the Foundation, or their families. 

  • Private operating foundations. 

  • Organizations or projects outside the United States.

The Foundation is not inclined to make grants for endowments or to organizations who intend to use the funds to invest for their own income purposes.

The Foundation will not reply or otherwise respond to flyer or e-mail types of grant applications.


It is the general policy that none of the Directors or staff of the Foundation will meet with an applicant before a grant application has been received.

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