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How to Apply 

All application materials must be submitted through the Grants Portal below.

Letter of Inquiry (LOI)

An initial letter of inquiry (LOI), no longer than two pages including a description of the organization, the project, its goals and objectives, other potential funders and a preliminary budget are required before a formal application would be considered. If the project meets the Foundation's criteria, a site visit will be scheduled following which, the organization may be invited to submit a formal proposal.

The letter of inquiry may be submitted through the Grants Portal below:




Grants are reviewed three times a year: Spring, Fall and Winter. The deadline for each cycle is March 15, August 15 and November 15.


All Grantees must have an individualized email address and login to access the Grants Portal. If you have not already been granted Portal access, please contact [email protected]

Proposals must be submitted through the Grants Portal below.

Completed application must include the following documents. All forms are accessible through the Grants Portal. 

  • Cover Page

  • Narrative (New, Annual Report/Renewal or Mid-Year Report)

  • Budget 

  • Data Forms for programs serving people with disabilities

  • Audited financials

  • Copy of 501(c)(3) authorization letter

  • Annual Report

  • List of Board of Directors

For any questions, please contact:

New York:    Pat Goldman                 [email protected]

                   Nicole Doniger Strom    [email protected]

Boston:        Becca Parrish                [email protected]

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