Grant Guidelines

The Rose Hills Foundation supports qualified tax-exempt charitable organizations for the benefit of the people of Southern California with a current emphasis on organizations based in and serving Los Angeles County.

Preferrential attention will be given to organizations exhibiting the following positive factors:

  • A history of achievement, good management, and a stable financial condition
  • Programs that are self-sustaining and will not necessitate continued dependence on the Foundation
  • Significant programs with the promise of making a measurable impact
  • Programs where the Foundation's gift is matched or multiplied
  • Programs consistent with the Foundation’s identified areas of interest
  • Programs which will benefit people of Southern California
  • Programs which will reach the greatest number of people at the most reasonable cost
  • Organizations that allocate a high percentage of their operating expenses directly to their programs.