Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming
This funder generally focuses on:
The Trust awards grants to organizations serving the following populations: foster children and youth, military veterans, elders, and people with disabilities. The majority of the Trust�s funding supports organizations that provide direct services to individuals. In addition, the Trust supports organizations intervening at various levels to effect positive change � the individual, the family, and the community � as well as organizations striving to bring about changes in systems, policies, and/or behaviors that contribute to improved well-being and opportunity for its target populations. With all of its grantmaking, the Trust is particularly interested in supporting organizations that strive to achieve a lasting difference in the lives of the people they serve.
-Decisions regarding Letters of Inquiry to the Trust can take up to six weeks and decisions regarding proposals can take between three and five months. -The Trust only makes grants to tax-exempt organizations that qualify as public charities, that are tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. -Initial grants are typically one year in duration. -The Trust may occasionally consider three-year grant requests. Three-year grants acknowledge the grantee organization�s well-articulated, compelling vision and long-term plan for its programs, and its strong alignment with the Trust�s priorities.