Grants: Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply for a grant?
Applying for a grant is simple. Click here to learn more about the Foundation’s grantmaking programs and guidelines. 

Does McCormick make grants to individuals?
No, the Foundation only makes grants to 501(c)3 organizations that serve charitable purposes and meet our program guidelines. To learn more about what our grantmaking programs do fund click here

Do you fund government agencies and programs?
We generally only make grants to nonprofit organizations. To learn more about what our grantmaking programs do fund click here.

What other things does McCormick not fund?
The Robert R. McCormick Foundation does not fund programs that advance a particular religious or sectarian purpose, partisan political or electoral activities, endowments, or individual scholarships or personal research projects. To learn more about what our grantmaking programs fund click here.

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