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Foundation Policies

1. The charter prohibits grants to individuals and limits the grants to projects within the 50 U.S. States.
2. No grants can be made to projects to influence legislation or elections.
3. Not to make grants solely for conferences, seminars, workshops, travel or exhibits.
4. Applications and inquiries must be made by persons authorized by the organization, and should be endorsed by the administration head of the organization.
5. An informal report to be made by grantees, within 6 months, on how the funds were expended. A final report to be made by grantees, within 12 months, on how the funds were actually expended.
6. Meeting with applicants may be arranged only if it serves a useful purpose.
7. Not to favor Trustee membership in organizations to which grants are made.
8. Grants will not be awarded in successive years unless originated with a multi-year objective.