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1. To qualify for consideration for a grant, an organization must have a determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service indicating that it is an organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and is treated as other than a private foundation within the meaning of Section 509(a) of the code.
2. An organization may also qualify if it falls within the terms of Section 170(c)(1) and the contribution requested is to be used exclusively for public purposes.


  • General operational support
  • Program support




  • Education, with focus on college access and readiness preparation in grades 6-12
  • Youth Development, with primary interest in programs inclusive of STEAM-based activity for youth in the secondary school age group
  • Aging, with emphasis in aging in place and increasing public awareness of aging issues
  • Therapeutic and rehabilitative services for the mentally and/or physically disabled, with focus upon individual self sufficiency, functionality, and improved quality of life.



The Foundation will not fund the following:

  • Individuals
  • Loans or program-related investments
  • Organizations which discriminate based on age, race, color, creed, or sex
  • Other private foundations and community foundations
  • Federated campaigns
  • Political campaigns
  • Political lobbying
  • Religious organizations


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