Once you have spoken with the appropriate program director–

Each applicant must complete a proposal no longer than five pages (excluding attachments). Applications that do not include answers to each question will not be considered. Also, please number your responses so that they match the application below:

  1. Name of nonprofit

  2. Contact information (name, title, address, phone number, fax number, e-mail address, website, etc.)

  3. Purpose of nonprofit (include the mission and geographic scope of services)

  4. Purpose of the grant (include the specific population served and any specific program or agency objectives for the current year, etc. and the unduplicated number of individuals served in the most recent fiscal year)

  5. Percentage of clients that fall below the median income within your geographic area (provide specific numbers and information)

  6. Total amount requested and total number of years requested

  7. Area of direct service that the grant request falls under:  food security; homelessness; health; family safety; economic assistance; education; children, youth & families; workforce development

  8. Number of years the organization has been in operation (three years of operation is a minimum requirement for grant consideration)

  9. Organization’s total annual administrative percentage (provide a percentage and a description of what is included in the percentage)

  10. History, if any, with the Weinberg Foundation (include dates and amounts of grants awarded and grant requests declined)

  11. Examples of partnerships and collaborations with other nonprofit organizations.

  12. Recent program evaluation results that demonstrate evidence of the success of your program.

  13. Organization’s fiscal year.

  14. Specific information regarding revenue for your organization-foundation grants, government funding, and corporate gifts with amounts; and the total amount of individual donations.

  15. Is this specific proposal under review with any other funders, and if so, which funders and for what amounts?

  16. List any and all subsidiaries and affiliates (both above and below the organization in structure).

Please note, the Executive Director and the Board Chair must sign your application.


Required Attachments

  • Proof of nonprofit status [501(c)(3)].
  • Two most recent audited financial statements; if not audited then please explain.
  • The complete, unedited Form 990 filings for the past two years for which your organization has filed. If a filing was due and not filed, then explain.
  • Three years of revenue and expense budgets: last year, this year, and next year’s.
  • Complete program budget if the application is for a specific program (rather than general operating support).
  • For a capital project, provide budget and vendor’s cost estimates.  The foundation may not contribute more than 30% of the capital project total cost.

Please contact Christina Laumann, MSGP Administrator, at 410-654-8500, ext. 227 or by e-mail to claumann@hjweinberg.org if you have additional questions.



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