Only nonprofit charitable organizations, exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, are eligible to receive a
The Swantz Family Foundation accepts grant requests up to $5,000.
Grants are awarded for one year only. Projects in areas the Foundation has a special interest in may be considered for
multi-year funding and larger gifts. Organizations may reapply from one year to the next.
If awarded, grant funds must be used only for the purposes for which the grant was made. Organizations are required to submit a
final written report within 12 months of when the grant was made, which will include a narrative of project activities and a final accounting of how grant funds have been used.
The Swantz Family Foundation reserves the write to withhold and/or recover grant funds in the case that funds have been, or
appear to be, misused.
refer to the "Grant Application and Cover Letter" file on this page. Proposals should not exceed 4 pages and should clearly set forth the proposed program/project and objectives. Proposals should
A brief history of the organization, including its mission.
A statement of need for the program/project.
Goals and objectives for the program/project.
A description of activities to achieve the stated goals and objectives.
An outline of how the program’s success will be monitored and evaluated.
An explanation of how the program would be successful if only partial funding was awarded.
Program/project budget, including revenue and expenses. Under revenue, please include other foundations you have applied to for
Organizational budget including revenue and expenses.
Copy of IRS 501(c)(3) letter of determination.
Copy of most recent audited financial statement or IRS Form 990.
Optional: brochure, newsletter article or other written material describing program.
Please submit all materials in Word, Excel, or PDF format by email firstname.lastname@example.org or before March