All grantseekers are required to submit a proposal and supporting documents. Please follow the document guidelines provided below.
Proposals should include the following information (maximum 8 pages):
A summary outlining the amount of funding requested, the need or opportunity addressed, the project title and, if applicable, the population the project will serve
History, mission, background of applicant, and ability to carry out the project
A detailed description of the proposed project or program, goals, timeline, and plan for sustaining the work
A narrative description of how the requested funds will be spent and justification
The plan for measuring progress and evaluating the results of the project
If applicable, a summary outlining the status of other projects previously supported by the John & Marcia Goldman Foundation
Supporting Documents to include with proposal submission:
Breakdown of the income/expenses of the proposed project or program in its entirety
The projected operating budget for current fiscal year
Organization’s grant sources for past three years
Organization’s current roster of board of directors/trustees
Three to five names who are familiar with, but have no direct affiliation to, either the organization or the project (provide title, organization and contact phone number and email address)
Copy of federal tax-exemption or equivalent status letter
The above Supporting Documents should be submitted electronically (MS Excel and/or Word only, no PDF format) along with the Proposal.
For more details, download the Guidelines for Supporting Documents.
Download the following Supporting Document Samples: