The Lawrence Foundation Grant

From The Lawrence Foundation

The Lawrence Foundation is a private family foundation focused on making grants to support environmental, human services and other causes.

Grant uses

Overview

To date we have funded organizations that address the following areas of interest:

  • Environment (US headquartered organizations operating programs in the US or elsewhere in the world)
  • Human Services
  • Disaster relief (US headquartered organizations responding to disasters in the US or elsewhere in the world on an occasional basis)
  • Other (US headquartered organizations operating programs in the US or elsewhere in the world)

Eligibility

Organization's Location
Global
Program Location
Global, with preference for USA
Organization Type
501(c)(3)
Fiscally-sponsored organizations
International charitable organizations with a qualified domestic 501(c)(3) representative
Public schools and libraries
Other

We are okay if a portion of any grant that we award is used for reasonable indirect costs. 50% or lower would be reasonable for indirect costs.

Ineligibility

Individuals
International charitable organizations that do not have a qualified domestic 501(c)(3) representative
For-profit businesses
Requests to fund the following purposes are likely to be denied: Computers or software, audio or video equipment, designing and producing videos, kiosks or promotional material, music programs or musical instruments, gardening programs or equipment, physical education programs or equipment, recreational programs, theater arts or performance arts programs or equipment, hospice or old age home programs, churches, religious schools, charter or magnet schools, political lobbying activities or other political purposes, voter registration, private foundations, dinners/balls/other ticketed events
5k – 10k

Submission

Required Attachments
501(c)(3) Letter