Dr. Phillips Charities Grant

From Dr. Phillips Charities

Dr. Phillips Charities is comprised of two separate, nonprofit, philanthropic organizations: The Dr. P. Phillips Foundation and Dr. Phillips, Inc. These two organizations are committed to enhancing the quality of life in Central Florida by using their resources to make meaningful change in the lives of Central Floridians.

Grant uses


Primary areas of support include:

  • Education
  • Children & Youth
  • Arts & Culture
  • Health
  • Social Services In addition, Dr. Phillips Charities awards grants to organizations that preserve the free enterprise system and protect private property rights.


Organization's Location
Program Location
FL (Orange County, Osceola County)
Organization Type
Organization Budget And Years
Organization has existed for at least 5 years


Private foundations
Type III supporting organizations defined under Section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended
Private schools for projects
Social, religious, fraternal or veteran groups for projects that primarily benefit their own members or adherents
The retirement of an organization’s accumulated debt
Legislative lobbying or other political purposes
The purchase of vehicles
Travel, trips or tours
Youth sports teams or sports leagues
Conference attendance
Newsletters or other promotional materials
Magazines or books
Television or video production
not specified


You may submit applications every year.
Step 1: Letter of Inquiry
Application deadlines
Apr 5
Aug 1
Step 2: Full proposal (invite only)
Required Attachments
Letter of Inquiry (LOI)
Contact info
Kate Martin
(407) 422-6105
Review Criteria

Several criteria of interest to the Board include, but are not limited to:

  • Statistical evidence from an independent source or study that show an important community need that will be addressed by the proposed project;
  • Innovative, cost-effective approaches that include the cooperative effort of several community groups and/or other non-profit funders;
  • Programs that are sustainable past the grant period;
  • Proposed community impact that is consistent with the level of requested funding; and/or
  • Demonstrated expertise among those individuals who will guide and/or staff the project.
    • At the sole discretion of the Board of Directors, an organization requesting grand funding of:$100,000 or less, may be requested to provide a site visit for the Grant Manager and a minimum of two board members.
    • An organization requesting more than $100,000 may be invited to participate in a grant review meeting prior to a final funding decision being made by the Board of Directors. After a grant funding decision is reached, the organization will receive written notification regarding the outcome.