Frequently Asked Questions

Please see the Southern California Program’s funding guidelines.

Please see the Southern California Program’s funding guidelines.

No, the Foundation only makes grants to eligible institutions.

The Southern California Program awards grants only to organizations headquartered in Southern California that serve communities in Los Angeles County or national or statewide organizations that (a) have an independent affiliate or (b) a local chapter or office with program staff based in Los Angeles County.

The Southern California Program’s concept review process is optional.  Potential applicants may apply with or without receiving prior feedback from the Foundation.  Please see our application process.

Applicants may submit one application to the Southern California Program per grant cycle.  Current grantees with an active grant must contact the Foundation at before applying

Average size and duration of grants varies by organization and the nature of the project. Requests under $100,000 will not be considered. Only multi-year grants will be considered.

Yes, NCEs may be approved at the discretion of Foundation staff. See current grantees for additional information.