Traditional Grant

From The Edward E. Ford Foundation

The Edward E. Ford Foundation seeks to improve secondary education by supporting U.S. independent schools and encouraging promising practices.

Grant uses

Overview

All applying schools must:

  • Serve a 9–12th grade program
  • Students must have graduated from your school
  • Be a member of NAIS
  • Have a mission to serve a diverse population
  • Have a current Head of School who is serving in at least their 2nd year before a proposal from the school can be considered and must plan to remain in the role for the period of time specified to raise the match

Eligibility

Organization's Location
USA
Program Location
USA
Organization Type
Schools
Other

Grants must be matched by additional funds raised by the school at least 1:1.

25k – 100k

Submission

You may submit applications every 48 months.
Schedule
Step 1: Pre-proposal
Application deadline
Apr 1, 2025
Step 2: Full proposal (invite only)
Required Attachments
Audited Financial Statement
Organizational Budget
501(c)(3) Letter