Genworth Foundation Grant

From Genworth Foundation

The Genworth Foundation continues to make direct investments in the community in the form of philanthropic grants focused on social issues aligned with our business platforms, specifically healthy aging and caregiver support, affordable housing and homelessness, and we seek opportunities to invest in programs that promote sustainability and environmental awareness.

Grant uses

Overview

The Genworth Foundation provides grants to global non-profits that are addressing key social issues, promoting collaboration and partnership, and making sustainable long-term impacts. Our focus areas are those that align with our businesses, including affordable housing, homelessness, healthy aging, and supporting caregivers. Within each of these focus areas, we fund programs that target specific outcomes.

These criteria and outcomes include:

Healthy Aging and Caregiver Support

  • Enriching the lives of older adults
  • Providing access to information and resources on health and aging
  • Enabling independent living
  • Supporting respite and family caregivers

Affordable Housing and Homelessness

  • Supporting safety net services that provide temporary shelter
  • Investing in long-term sustainable solutions for individuals and families to have access to affordable housing and support services
  • Preventing foreclosures and providing counseling to help low-income homeowners stay in their homes

Eligibility

Organization's Location
USA
Program Location
CT (Stamford), NC (Raleigh including Wake and Durham counties), VA (Lynchburg including Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell counties, Richmond including Henrico, Chesterfield, and Hanover counties)
Organization Type
501(c)(3)

Ineligibility

Political, labor, fraternal/social organizations or civic clubs
Religious organizations for sectarian or evangelic purposes
Third parties seeking donations on behalf of nonprofit organizations
Sports, athletic, recreational or little leagues
Individuals
Advertising activities
Development or production of books, films, videos, radio or TV programs
Private foundations (corporate or family)
Endowments or memorials
not specified

Submission

Schedule
Step 1: Pre-proposal
Application deadline
Rolling
Step 2: Full proposal (invite only)
Review Criteria

General criteria for evaluation include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrated need/opportunity for proposed project
  • Organization history and leadership capability
  • Track record of implementing effective programs
  • Financial position and sources of income
  • Ability to generate sustainable, measurable outcomes
  • Willingness to partner and collaborate with others
  • Overall strength and clarity of the proposal and supporting documents