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Our next grant cycle opens December 2019. Please sign up for Foundation email updates, or connect with us on social media to stay updated on the next cycle. Click the button below to create your online account in preparation for the next cycle.

Apply for a Grant

Below Daryl explains the steps of our grant application process: 


Our Timeline

  • Letter of Interest (LOI) opens early December 2019
  • Full Proposal invited January 2020
  • Full Proposal due February 2020
  • Site visits March & April 2020
  • Grants awarded May 2020

In all categories we will offer:

  • Mini Grants of $500-$10,000
  • Community Impact Grants of $10,001-$55,000

Application and reporting requirements will reflect the size of the grant. We suggest mini-grants for organizations that are newly established or have an annual budget of $250,000 or less.


Who We Fund

We will consider requests from charitable organizations that are tax exempt under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501(c)(3) organization and public charities under IRS Section 509 (a). Organizations operating under a fiscal sponsor with tax exempt status under IRS Section 501(c)(3) may also be considered.

We will only consider requests from organizations located within Palm Beach and Martin Counties or that directly benefit residents of Palm Beach and Martin Counties.

We will not consider competitive grant requests for any of the following:

  • annual appeal
  • capital campaigns or capital projects
  • deficit financing
  • for-profit, parochial, charter, private, or individual public schools
  • fundraising event
  • open space purchase
  • nonprofit endowments
  • requests for a specific individual
  • requests to support religious or political causes, or to organizations organized for religious or political purposes

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, sexual preference or national origin. Applicants must hold similar standards. Grant applications from organizations known to have discriminatory policies will not be considered.


What We Fund

We facilitate philanthropic support to improve quality of life for local residents in need and focus on three priority issue areas including:

Community Revitalization

Improvements in economic, physical infrastructure, health and social conditions for distressed neighborhoods. 

Educational Attainment

Supplemental support for the academic achievement of students in pre-kindergarten through high school, support for low-income and first-generation students entering college and vocational programs, and adult workforce development programs leading to education beyond a high school diploma.

Positive Youth Development

An intentional, pro-social approach that engages youth in a manner that is productive and constructive; recognizes, utilizes, and enhances youths’ strengths; and promotes positive outcomes for young people by providing opportunities, fostering positive relationships, and furnishing the support needed to build on their leadership strengths