Who May Apply

Grant proposals are accepted only from 501C3 non-profit, tax-exempt, charitable organizations.

Selection Criteria

Please click here to see our selection criteria. Please note we are not accepting new applications via the website at this time.

Amount of Grants

Grants typically range from $1,000 to $25,000 and can be for operating or capital needs.

When to Apply

Trustee’s will make every effort to review your request as soon as possible. All outstanding requests will be reviewed at a quarterly meeting.

How to Apply

All requests must be in writing and sent electronically. No requests will be taken by phone. Requests should include confirmation of your 501C3 status, a description of the organizations, the purpose for the request, the amount requested, and designated contact person.

All requests in amounts of $5,000 or more must also provide a list of the Board of Directors; current years, plus two previous years, of financials, both operating statements and fund balances; a breakdown on the sources of funds; specific details on how the funds will be used to support the Foundation’s purpose, including how many people will be serviced; information that will be useful in evaluating your request against the selection criteria; and any other material you feel will be helpful such as videotapes, published articles, board and staff biographies, etc.

Where to Send Requests

Gochnauer Family Foundation