Inquiring About a Grant

The Foundation requires a letter of inquiry prior to consideration of any proposal. The letter must not exceed 2 pages and must be signed by an officer of the organization. The letter must include the following information:

  • The total amount of the grant being requested from the Harris Foundation. $6,000.00 maximum.
  • A brief description of the project.
  • The intended result of the project.
  • The duration of the project.
  • The funding strategy for the project.
  • The total budget for the project.
  • The total amount budgeted for the organization for the current year.
  • A one sentence statement certifying the status of the organization as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization, which is not a private foundation.
  • Letters of Inquiry must be received by March 1st to be considered for funding this year.
  • If your organization is considered for a grant, the grant application deadline is May 1st.