United States: Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation’s Grant Program
Applications are now open for The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation’s Grant Program.
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Grants are made in five program areas:
Arts and Humanities: Their giving in the Arts and Humanities includes theater, dance, music, visual arts, film and other multidisciplinary art forms, as well as organizations that promote the humanities.
Community Services: The Foundation’s Community Development grant-making includes affordable housing production and preservation, homeless services, supportive housing, foreclosure and eviction prevention and civic engagement.
Education: The Foundation’s Education docket invests in learning from cradle to career, including early childhood education, kindergarten through twelfth-grade instruction and higher education.
Health: Their giving in Health and Wellness supports integrated healthcare and prevention efforts and broad collaborations, to ensure that all DC metropolitan residents live longer, healthier lives.
Environment: The Foundation strives to preserve the region’s resources and raise awareness so that individuals can enjoy healthy and fulfilling lives in a clean environment.
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The following criteria has been developed to help organizations determine their eligibility for a grant from The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation.
Is your organization an IRS-registered, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization with a non-private foundation status of 509(a)(1) or 509(a)(2)?
Does your organization serve residents of the District of Columbia, Prince George’s or Montgomery Counties in Maryland, or Arlington or Fairfax Counties or the cities of Falls Church or Alexandria in Virginia?
Is your request for general operating or program support rather than special events (e.g., dinner tables, galas), endowments or an individual?
Does your project or program fall under one or more of their program area Funding Priorities including: Arts and Humanities, Community Services, Education and Health & Environment?
Is this your first grant application, or if you applied for support in the past, has 12 months passed since your most recent application date?
If you have received a grant from the Foundation in the past, will the grant period for that award expire before the grant period begins for your current request?
For more information, visit http://www.cafritzfoundation.org/apply/before-you-apply