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Pape Family Foundation Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for
Community Based Capital Projects and Equipment

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Pape Family Foundation

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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to organizations in eligible states and communities to strengthen the family unit through community projects. A Letter of Inquiry must be submitted prior to a full proposal. Funding is intended to support building improvements, project equipment needs, small capital projects, and operation requests for new program start-ups (up to two years old).

Eligible communities include the following:

- California: San Francisco, South Lake Tahoe
- Colorado: Montrose
- Idaho: Boise
- Oregon: Albany, Eugene, Portland
- Texas: Coppell, Frisco
- Washington: Seattle

The Papé Family Foundation's mission is to affect in a positive way the communities in which the various family members reside. The foundation will encourage family interaction and will engender family unity and mutual respect. It will foster the members’ interests, activities and values in service, philanthropy, and stewardship. The Foundation's intention is to strengthen family relationships.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150734

Estimated Size of Grant:

The minimum grant amount is $5,000. Average grants are between $5,000 and $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible organizations must be located within a 50 mile radius of cities where the Foundation's trustees reside:

- California: San Francisco, South Lake Tahoe
- Colorado: Montrose
- Idaho: Boise
- Oregon: Albany, Eugene, Portland
- Texas: Coppell, Frisco
- Washington: Seattle

Grant requests may not include salaries.

Pre-Application Information:

The Foundation has one funding cycle per year. Below are relevant dates for the Foundation's current cycle:

- January 1-15, 2019 – Letter of Inquiry accepted through the online Grants Management System.
- Early February 2019 – Organizations notified of LOI status.
- February 15, 2019 – Online Grant Application available to selected organizations based on LOI.
- March 1, 2019 – Application Deadline.
- March 1 – April 15, 2019 – Grant Committee convenes to consider requests. Site visits may be made to organizations that have not previously applied for a grant.
- Late May 2019 – Applicants notified of board decision.*

*Organizations that have submitted a full application but are not selected for a grant in May will be eligible to receive funding from the Adjunct Board (4th generation adjunct trustees), as well as considered for end of year grants from the Grant Committee. The Adjunct Board meets in late July to make grant decisions. End of year grants are determined on a year by year basis in December, if the CPA recommends that additional funds be distributed.

If you are unsure if your proposal meets our guidelines, or for any questions, get in touch with the Foundation via email.

Organizations interested in seeking funding from the Papé Family Foundation should first submit a Letter of Inquiry through the online Grants Management System. The Foundation only accepts LOIs submitted through the website. To apply, please create an account in the online portal, and then login to your account to complete a Letter of Inquiry. Select organizations will then be invited to complete the application process. Grant Applications are accepted by invitation only.

If your LOI is approved, you will be able to use the same account to login and complete a full grant application.

For information about the application process:

Contact Information:

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

For the online application portal:

For questions, contact:

PMB 643
1122 E Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98122

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: San Francisco and South Lake Tahoe;   Colorado: Montrose;   Idaho: Boise;   Oregon: Albany, Eugene, and Portland;   Texas: Coppell and Frisco;   Washington: Seattle