Grant Applications

Applicant Eligibility

All potential grantees must be a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

What We Support

Organizations whose work falls within our mission statement. This includes sustainable agriculture, women’s empowerment, land conservation, climate change, and community health.

Geographic Focus

Priority is given to organizations located and working in three geographic areas: Chester County, PA; Houston, TX; and Denver, CO. Rarely, we consider projects beyond these locations when there is strong alignment with the foundation’s mission.

Grant Range

The Foundation typically funds grants of $5,000.00 to $10,000.00.

Deadlines

Applications are by invitation only. The Foundation accepts Letters of Inquiry at any time (see details below).

Applications and Renewal requests must be submitted to admin@blueyakfoundation.org by one of the dates listed below. Applications submitted by the first deadline will be given priority.

                October 31, 2016

                January 31, 2017

The Foundation will confirm receipt of materials within two weeks, and will give a final decision on the request within three months. 

Letter of Inquiry

To submit a Letter of Inquiry, please send a one-page letter including a description of the project you wish to fund, information about your organization, and a funding amount request with a project budget. Send the LOI to admin@blueyakfoundation.org. Please include your complete contact information.