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The Application Process
The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals. Invited applicants are encouraged to submit a letter of inquiry or to discuss their request with staff before submitting an application.

If you are asked to submit a proposal please include one copy of the following:

  • Complete George Family Foundation Grant Application Cover Page
  • Brief description of mission, history, background and capabilities of organization.
  • Purpose of project or program: What will be accomplished?
  • Statement of Need: What problems will be addressed and solved?
  • Relevance: How does the project relate to the interests of the Foundation?
  • Implementation: How will the project be carried out? Workplan? Timelines?
  • Collaboration: How will the applicant work with others? What are major sources of support?
  • Future Funding: How will the program be sustainable?
  • Staff: What are the capabilities of those responsible for the project?
  • Evaluation Plan: How will results be evaluated?
  • George Family Foundation support: How will this grant be used?
  • A detailed project budget as appropriate.

Please attach the following additional information:

  • Copy of IRS letter certifying your 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.
  • Copy of organization's budget for current fiscal year.
  • Copy of latest audit or financial statement.
  • Listing of current funders.

Grant Proposals for the spring meeting must be received by March 1.

Grant Proposals for the fall meeting must be received by September 1.

Download a Grant Application Cover Page.

 

George Family Foundation    1818 Oliver Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55405    Phone:(612) 377-3356    Fax:(612) 233-2194