Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Gould Charitable Foundation Grant

Grants to Massachusetts, Kansas, and Missouri Nonprofits
in Eligible Areas for Community Benefit Initiatives

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Gould Charitable Foundation

LOI Date:

08/01/20

Deadline Date:

10/01/20

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grants to Massachusetts, Kansas, and Missouri nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for programs to benefit local communities. Applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Organizations must operate in the greater metropolitan areas of Boston and Kansas City.

The Foundation is currently most interested in funding programs in the following areas (in alphabetic order):

  • Elder services
  • Environmental stewardship
  • Health care
  • Preservation of personal rights
  • Training for the disadvantaged
  • Welfare and education of children
  • Women's Issues

The Foundation prefers to fund: 

  • Innovative projects, new approaches, or promising ideas even if there is no track record of success, rather than ongoing maintenance or capital campaigns. The Foundation is less likely to fund general support of well established, large organizations with wide funding sources.
  • Programs that have high leveraging potential in terms of expansion and/or replication.
  • Projects where funding makes up a considerable portion of the overall project, or if the project is large, then a considerable portion of a specific area within the project as a whole.
  • Projects where funding would make a significant difference in the potential for the project's success.
  • Projects that will have long-term impact beyond the initial project year.
  • Tangible resources or training, rather than salaries or ongoing expenses.
  • Organizations that are making significant use of volunteers.
  • Projects where resources make a measurable impact in the lives of the people served.
  • Organizations that are led by an inclusive and diverse board of directors, all of whom contribute in terms of time and/or funding.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 171170

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants typically range in size from $5,000 to $50,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are made to 501(c)(3) qualified charitable organizations that operate in the greater metropolitan areas of Boston and Kansas City.

Pre-Application Information:

The Gould Charitable Foundation uses an online application process that includes two steps:
- An initial letter of inquiry (LOI)
- A full application by invitation only

Letters of inquiry (LOIs) are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis between January and the annual deadline. Eligible organizations are welcome to submit an LOI online.

Full applications are accepted by invitation only, based on submission of an LOI. Invitations will include additional instructions regarding the required online application and the deadline for submission.

Organizations are highly encouraged to apply with enough time before each respective deadline to allow for any possible rewriting of LOIs or applications at the Foundation's request. If time allows, the Foundation might ask for clarification or make suggestions for submissions.

- Letter of inquiry deadline: August 1
- Full grant application deadline: October 1
- Grants will be approved on or before November 30.

Application Process: http://gouldcharitablefoundation.org/process.html

FAQs: http://gouldcharitablefoundation.org/faq.html

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:
https://www.grantinterface.com/gould/Common/LogOn.aspx

Gould Charitable Foundation
c/o the Law Office of Tamara L. Busch
45 Prospect Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

info@gouldgiving.org

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Kansas: Kansas City Metropolitan Area;   Massachusetts: Boston Metropolitan Area;   Missouri: Kansas City Metropolitan Area

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming nonprofits for education, job training, and community and economic dev

GrantWatch ID#: 130602

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Matching Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in the Midwest for Improvements to Baseball a...

Deadline 10/01/20

Matching grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofits and government units operating youth baseball or softball programs in eligible midwest states for major field renovations. Applicants in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and South Dakota may apply.

GrantWatch ID#: 132521

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Improvement Initiatives

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, educational institutions, and volunteer fire companies for community benefit projects. Funding is intended to support a wide range of impactful and sustainable initiatives that meet community needs.

GrantWatch ID#: 132986

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Assist Underserved ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and government entities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for underserved children. Focus areas include working families, equitable communities, and thriving children. The Fu

GrantWatch ID#: 133552

Donations & Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits & For-Profits for Education, Literacy, and the Ar...

Deadline Ongoing

Donations to USA nonprofit organizations for programming support for arts, pre-K-12 education, and literacy programs across the country. In addition, sponsorship opportunities are provided to USA for-profit and nonprofit organizations focusing on literacy, the arts, a

GrantWatch ID#: 134869

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits for Programs to Improve Health Prevention, Access, and Education

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Kansas nonprofits for health programs in the Foundation's service area (all counties except Johnson and Wyandotte). Applicants requesting more than $5,000 must first contact the Foundation. Funding is intended for efforts to improve health and provide health a

GrantWatch ID#: 135365