The Foundation will not consider grant inquiries from organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.
The Foundation also will not consider grant inquiries from organizations that request funding for:
- political activity, lobbying efforts, voter registration, or other activities that attempt to influence public elections;
- programs that promote religious faith, include religious content, or are based on religious or spiritual values; or
- programs that are limited to members of a specific race, gender, religion, or ethnic group (excluding medical research programs where such limitations may be necessary and appropriate).
In addition, the Foundation discourages grant inquiries from organizations that request funding for capital improvements, endowments, or fundraising events.