• How does my organization apply for a grant?

    We do not accept unsolicited proposals at this time.

  • What are the Foundation’s funding priorities?

    Our Foundation seeks out grantees that build practical and immediate connections between effort and opportunity in three focus areas:

    • Engineering Initiatives
    • DC Initiatives
    • Veterans Initiatives

    For more information about our focus areas and a sample of related grantees, please visit the focus area-related pages on our website.

  • How does the Foundation select grantees?

    The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals. Instead, we have a dedicated team of professionals that conducts extensive research and outreach to identify potential grantees. We look for organizations whose work matches our investment priorities and who have proven capacity to effectively steward funds and achieve results.

    Generally, we seek grantees based on:

    • Alignment with our values and focus areas
    • Capacity to manage and leverage large-scale grants
    • Ability to produce measurable results
  • How do I contact the Foundation? Do you accept Letters of Inquiry?

    You may contact the Foundation via the phone number and mailing address listed on our website. Please note that we do not accept unsolicited proposals at this time and have very limited staff capacity to field inquiries. We may not to be able to respond to each letter of inquiry.

    Members of the media may contact us via Press@ClarkFoundationDC.org