Grantmaking Exclusions

Grantmaking Exclusions

The following items are generally not funded: 

  • National or statewide proposals that do not focus on the Foundation’s six county service area
  • Annual campaigns or membership drives 
  • School uniform purchases 
  • Staff costs only
  • Individuals, student aid, or fellowships 
  • Endowments 
  • Religious activities
  • Purchases prior to the grant decision/reimbursements 
  • Debt retirement/reduction 
  • Passenger vans for transportation to activities 
  • Individual school classrooms or individual schools
  • Individual athletic organizations (i.e. school boosters, community-based leagues, etc.) 
  • Indirect costs exceeding 15% of the total request
  • Any organization that discriminates on the basis of age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or religious belief