You may send us brief information about your organization or program using the Contact form, choosing the foundation whose priorities seem to most closely match your activities and geographic focus. A Program Officer will respond to your question and may request additional information. When using the Contact form, please include the name of your organization, the nature of your request, and a link to your website, if applicable.
You should use the Contact form to send your question to the foundation whose priorities seem to most closely match your activities and geographic focus. A Program Officer will respond to you and provide guidance. If we feel that your inquiry should be directed to a different foundation within the group, we will make an internal referral. The Blaustein Philanthropic Group is small and while each foundation works independently, we work collaboratively to make sure that inquiries are directed to the right place.
Yes, but because each foundation has a specific set of priorities and geographical preferences, this is rare. If you are a new applicant, please address your materials to the foundation that you think is the best match for your work. To discuss a submission with a Program Officer, please use the Contact form. If more than one foundation is interested in your program, we will let you know.
Yes. If you are a new applicant, please use the Contact form to contact a Program Officer for guidance. If you currently receive funding from one foundation and believe that another program of your organization would fit the priorities of a different foundation in the group, please email your current Program Officer directly.
Yes. Please use the Contact form for more information. A Program Officer will provide an email address so that you can send your information to the appropriate foundation. You may also submit your materials via regular mail to Blaustein Philanthropic Group, One South Street, Suite 2900, Baltimore MD 21202.
All the foundations will consider letters of inquiry and proposals for general support, if the work of the applicant organization fits with the program priorities and geographic focus of the particular foundation. Use the Contact form to discuss a submission with a Program Officer.
The size of grant awards varies across the foundations. Please refer to the Grants Database to get a sense of the typical grant award for each foundation.
Occasionally the foundations may provide support for start-up organizations. However, it is rare for them to provide support if there are no other existing sources of funding.
Yes, the foundations provide both single and multi-year support.
If you submit your materials via email, you should receive acknowledgement within three weeks. Postal submissions may take longer to be acknowledged.
A staff member will contact you and ask you to submit additional materials.
Receipt of your materials should be acknowledged within three weeks. Feel free to use the Contact form if have not heard from us by then. Because each foundation meets on a different timeline, it could be up to six months for a final determination regarding your proposal. Your Program Officer will provide guidance.