A Letter of Inquiry (LOI) and coversheet are required to apply for support from the foundation’s Youth Development program. Youth development grantseekers are encouraged to review the Youth Development program page as well as the Grants List to determine whether there is potential alignment with the foundation before submitting an LOI.
Support is focused on organizations working in the mid-Peninsula region of the San Francisco Bay Area (southern San Mateo County to northern Santa Clara County).
Full proposals are accepted only after submission of an LOI and subsequent invitation to proceed to the proposal stage.
LOIs should include the following in narrative form (not to exceed two pages):
- Organization name, mission, overview, and current annual operating budget
- Title, amount and description of the proposed project, including total project budget
- Description of how the intended outcomes align with the Youth Development program goals
There are no deadlines for submission of LOIs; the foundation accepts them on a rolling basis.