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Tomberg Family Philanthropies Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for
Education, Environment, Poverty Alleviation, and Health

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Tomberg Family Philanthropies

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Deadline Date:

12/22/18 11:59 PM PST


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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA nonprofits, government entities, public schools, and universities for charitable projects. Letters of intent are due September 17, 2018. Programs may fall in the areas of health, poverty alleviation, environment, and education.

The Foundation seeks opportunities such as new programs, pilot programs, evaluations, and capacity building efforts.

In most cases, the Foundation initially will make grants to support individual projects only. After the first year, if continued funding is approved, a portion of the grants may be designated for capacity building efforts.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174861

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants normally range from $5,000 to $15,000.

Term of Contract:

The Foundation normally can only offer support for up to three years for each program funded.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Tomberg Family Philanthropies only makes grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations based in the United States and certain government entities or public institutions in the United States such as public schools and universities.

Due to the limited size and number of grants, the Foundation normally is not able to support ongoing operations of existing programs.

The Foundation does not make grants to religious organizations or to fund projects run by religious organizations.

Pre-Application Information:

The Foundation has developed a Grant Qualification Assessment tool to help you determine if your organization would be a good fit for grants. Please take the Assessment before you request support (Link in Contact Information below).

After you have completed the Grant Qualification Assessment, you will be prompted to create an account with LiveImpact if you are determined to be eligible to submit a LOI. You will then receive an email with instructions on how to enter your organization and LOI information.

Application Timeline:
- August 1, 2018, 9:00 AM PDT: Letters of Inquiry will be accepted after this date.
- September 17, 2018, 11:59 PM PDT: Letter of Inquiry deadline.
- September 17, 2018, 11:59 PM PDT: Interim Progress Report due for 2017 Grantees.
- November 7, 2018: Applicants invited to submit full proposals will be notified by this date.
- December 22, 2018, 11:59 PM PST: Full proposal submission deadline, if invited.
- March, 2019: Funding notification and receipt of payment, if awarded.

How to submit a letter of inquiry:

More information:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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The Tomberg Family Philanthropies
Foster City, California 94404

Charlie Tomberg, Director

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