When a public charity receives a large grant from a single private source – such as an individual, business or private foundation (i.e., Windgate Foundation) – and not from public charities or government, a large grant could bring your public support calculation below the required minimum and “tip” the organization out of public charity status with the IRS.
The foundation only awards grants to nonprofit public charities in the United States. The Board prefers projects of its own initiative rather than funding unsolicited grants, although inquiries are accepted. Matching or challenge fund requests are considered favorably. Do not submit more than one inquiry or application within a 12-month period without prior approval.
Requests should not be made for:
Supporting contemporary craft & visual arts in the United States, Windgate Foundation's funding priorities are to:
The Foundation does not accept unsolicited inquiries or grant requests for this funding priority.