Grant Application and What You’ll Need

The Suzanne & Walter Scott Foundation accepts grant applications by invitation only. Please contact a Program Officer for additional information.

If invited to apply, an application link will be sent. The application includes sections for a comprehensive summary of the organization and a narrative description of the proposed project for which funding is being requested.

We encourage you to review the following information prior to consideration of a funding request:

  • Does your organization, project or program match one of the Foundation’s priority funding areas?
  • Be prepared to state the following:
    • Organization mission statement
    • What problem are you trying to solve?
    • Project description
    • Need
    • Goals
    • Anticipated impact
    • Pertinence to Foundation
    • Organizations offering similar or same services
    • Partnerships and/or collaborations
  • Be prepared to provide the following:
    • IRS determination letter
    • Requested grant amount and total percentage of project cost being requested
    • Detailed project budget
    • Detailed timeline
    • Committed financial supporters
    • Potential funding sources
    • Organizational budget
    • List of board members
    • Most recent audit and prior year’s tax return
    • Other pertinent documents