At the present time, the Foundation will not entertain grant applications for:

  • Individuals
  • Government agencies
  • Community foundations
  • An endowment
  • Programs which promote religious doctrine
  • Propagandizing, influencing legislation and/or elections, or promoting voter registration
  • Political candidates, political campaigns, or organizations engaged in political activities
  • Special events, including but not limited to fundraisers, galas, dinners, tournaments, conferences and expositions
  • Medical research
  • Hospitals/hospital foundations
  • Organizations/programs supporting specific diseases, i.e. cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, heart disease, kidney disease, etc.
  • Skilled living or nursing facilities, and retirement homes
  • Elementary and middle schools (K-8), including but not limited to charter schools
  • Capital projects for private, independent, or parochial schools (K-12)
  • Educational foundations
  • Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs)
  • Athletic/sports leagues
  • Organizations/programs supporting animal welfare and rescue
  • Documentary filmmaking or television programming
  • Pass-through grants to organizations or foundations which then provide grants or awards to sub-recipients to carry out programs or receive and redistribute donated funds
  • Organizations under fiscal sponsorship of another 501(c)(3) organization
  • Organizations primarily serving the San Fernando Valley, Antelope Valley, or Long Beach