Grants are awarded to not-for-profit organizations exempt from federal taxation under the section 501( c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code.
Grants are generally given one time only for a specific purpose and will not typically be awarded to provide annual operating expenses or support.
Grants are not made to individuals, except in the form of scholarships. Scholarships are paid directly to the college/university.
The Foundation generally does not provide funding for projects which are considered part of a regular school curriculum.
The Foundation does not generally make grants for the programs for initiatives where the primary purpose is the promotion of religious doctrine or tenets.
Grants are not given for general operating budgets or budget deficit or salaries of established organizations.
The Foundation does not typically award grants for computer systems or software programs.