How and when to apply

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IAP FOUNDATION IS IN THE PROCESS OF REVISING ITS GUIDELINES AND WILL BE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS BY INVITATION ONLY FOR 2016. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATED INFORMATION

Grants Range from $500 to $30,000 annually

The Irwin Andrew Porter Foundation will accept proposals for single year, multi-year and matching grants.

    Written Applications must include the following:

    • Your non-profit US federal tax id number or the tax id number of your fiscal agent along with their complete contact information
    • Your organization's complete contact information, i.e. the name of an actual human, the organization’s name, an address, a phone number and email address that are valid for the entire period of the review
    • The amount of the request
    • A detailed project budget
    • Your organization's complete contact information, i.e. the name of an actual human, the organization’s name, an address, a phone number and email address that are valid for the entire period of the review
    • An expanded narrative containing the following:
      • A more detailed description of the specific project for which you are requesting funds
      • A description of the mission and operations of your organization as a whole
      • The amount of funds requested
      • Who the project benefits, i.e., you have a project in which at-risk youth train pound dogs as service dogs; your beneficiaries are the dogs, the organization who’s mission it is to train dogs, the recipient of the dogs, who receive both the dog and the increased understanding of their lives, the kids who learn empathy, a skill and a sense of accomplishment, and finally the community at large
      • An explanation of how your project causes the beneficiaries to give as well as receive
    • A detailed project budget
    • A copy of your organization’s most recent audited statement (if available)
    • Your organization's current year’s budget
    • A year-to-date balance sheet and statement of revenue and expense.
    • A copy of your organization’s (or fiscal agent's if applicable) IRS tax exempt determination letter (Please make sure your/their Federal tax ID number is on it!)
    • If you are not a non-profit organization with 501(c)3 tax exempt status you must provide a letter from your fiscal agent, dated within the last six months, stating their willingness to act as your fiscal agent and including their contact information