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Apply for a grant. Here's how:

1. Review our funding priorities

Before applying, please take a look at the three program themes that reflect our funding priorities: Developing Leaders, Preserving Places and Serving Communities.

2. Verify that your organization and/or project are eligible for funding

To be eligible for funding, your organization must:

  • Certify tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1), (2) or (3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Organizations outside the U.S. must be able to document nonprofit status.
  • Not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

To be most effective, we need to keep our funding focused. Please do not submit funding requests for:

  • Individual needs, including scholarships, sponsorships and other forms of financial aid.
  • Fund-raising activities, such as galas, benefits, dinners and sporting events.
  • Goodwill advertising, souvenir journals or dinner programs.
  • Travel for individuals or groups.
  • Sectarian activities by religious organizations.
  • Political causes, candidates, organizations or campaigns.
  • Books, magazines or articles in professional journals.
  • Endowments or capital campaigns, except restoration projects.
  • Traveling exhibitions (we will only consider each venue on its own).
  • Sports sponsorships.

3. Check out our list of priority locations

Your project will have a better chance of receiving funding if it’s located in one of these geographic areas:

  • Greater Phoenix
  • New York City
  • Salt Lake City
  • San Francisco
  • South Florida
  • Washington, D.C.

Around the World

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Greater China
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom

If your organization and funding request meet the criteria above please take a few moments to complete our eligibility quiz.  Upon successful completion of the quiz, we’ll send you an invitation to submit your funding proposal.

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