Foundation / Corporation
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Grants averaging $10,000 to Washington, DC and International nonprofit organizations for humanitarian activities that benefit communities throughout the world, with a primary focus on promoting economic self-sufficiency through economic development and education. Support is available to charities in the funding source's host city of Washington, DC, and in low-income countries internationally.
GrantWatch ID#: 171226
The average grant is US $10,000.
Multiyear commitments cannot be made but organizations may reapply annually for grants. However, charities who received grants for three consecutive years will not be able to apply for the next two consecutive years.
The IMF Grant Review Committee supports charities in the Washington DC metro area and in IMF member countries abroad.
More information about IMF countries may be found here:
In addition to nonprofit organizations registered under section 501(c)3 under the US Internal Revenue Code, other nonprofit organizations will also be considered as potential grant recipients provided they can demonstrate nonprofit status in the country where they are headquartered.
All applications will be fully vetted by the grant review committee. Applicants must have established records of effective performance and sound financial management (as reflected, for example, in recent audited financial statements).
Grants will not be given to:
-Veterans’ associations, fraternities, sororities, and social clubs.
-Political, lobbying, or labor organizations.
-Private individuals, or for fundraising events.
Faith-based organizations are eligible to apply for grants provided that their services are open to all, without any religious qualification or conditions.
Grant requests must be submitted between October 15th through December 31st every year.
The Grant Review Committee meets during March-April and final decisions are communicated to applicants in May the following year.
USA: Washington, DC
International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.