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.

Summer 2021 Grant Cycle

The Foundation’s Summer 2021 Grant Cycle is now open.

Letters of Inquiry (LOI) must be submitted between Tuesday, June 1 and Friday, June 25.

The Summer 2021 Grant Cycle will focus on Combating Social Isolation of Older Adults.

We welcome LOIs related to programs and projects such as: food/medicine delivery, art and culture programming, inter-generational programs and other projects that promote engagement with older adults to help alleviate social isolation.

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.  Select LOI applicants will then be invited to submit a full grant application.

Please note:

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Required Documents for Grant Applications

  • 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.