Prospective Grantees

If your organization is working to support older adults in one or more of our priority areas, we would love to hear from you.

Application Information

The Foundation's LOI and application is now closed for 2020. Please check back in January 2021 for application deadlines and information.

Eligibility & Process

To be considered for funding, organizations must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a nonprofit with a 501(c)3 tax-exempt status or have a fiscal sponsor that has a 501(c)3 tax-exempt status
  • Must be in operation for at least two years

Please note that The Sephardic Foundation on Aging does not support:

  • Individuals
  • Endowments
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Political Organizations/Action Groups
  • Debt reduction
  • Multi-year grant proposals

We ask all prospective grantees to first submit a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) through our online application system. Letters of Inquiry are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. Select applicants will then be invited to submit a full proposal.

Please note:

  • You will need to create a free Submittable account, or sign in with Google or Facebook credentials in order to submit an LOI.
  • You can save a draft of your work if you would like to finish filling out the LOI at a later date.
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  • We will follow-up with you about your submission by email. Please be sure to whitelist notification emails from Submittable and check the email you used to sign up for your Submittable Account regularly.
  • Check out the Submitter Resource Center or reach out to Submittable's Customer Support team with any technical questions at support@submittable.com

Required Documents

  • Most recent audited financial statements (or equivalent if a non-U.S. organization)
  • Most recently filed Form 990 (or equivalent if a non-U.S. organization)
  • Most recent IRS 501(c)3 Tax Determination Letter (or equivalent if a non-U.S. organization)
  • Current annual organizational budget and if applicable, a total Project Budget

Start the Application Process

We require all prospective grantees to first submit a Letter of Inquiry. Follow the link below to create an account and submit your letter.