The Foundation does not invite unsolicited proposals. However, brief introductory letters (1-2 pages) may be submitted for review. If subsequently invited to submit, full proposals usually include the following requirements:
The Foundation frequently provides general operating support and does not insist on funding specific projects. It is not necessary to provide materials specifically tailored to the Foundation. If the board approves moving forward, the organization will be contacted regarding next steps in the proposal process. The Foundation does not have proposal deadlines and makes grants on a rolling basis throughout its fiscal year.
Introductory letters and other inquiries can be forwarded by email to the following contact:
Walter S. Mander Foundation
c/o Chuck Wolf, President