Grants are awarded twice a year. The grant application process is fairly simple and is initiated by submitting a grant application using the Common Grant Application. Specific advice about the types of grants that we will or will not fund and our deadlines is available at Grant
Guidelines. Detailed information about all of the grants we have approved is available at Grant Recipients and our 990-PFs. This should give you
an insight into our interests and how they have evolved over time. If you think your grant application will fall within our areas of interests then the process for submitting a grant application and
the information we would like to see in the application is available at Application Process.
The Common Grant Application web site has tables that list the number of grant applications we have received during each year and the number and dollar amounts of grants that we have approved in each of those years. Grants that have been approved in one year may be paid over one or more years. As of our June 2016 cycle, we have received over 10,000 grant applications since the inception of our foundation and approved 525 of those applications for a total of $4,578,593.
A background about our experience of forming and running a family foundation, as well as our views about the future direction of philanthropy is available below.