Grantseekers – Grant Limitations

Northwestern Memorial Foundation ▲

The Brinson Foundation will not consider grant inquiries from organizations that:

  • Discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, ethnicity or sexual orientation
  • Request funding for:
    • Activities that attempt to influence public elections
    • Voter registration
    • Political activity
    • Lobbying efforts
    • Programs that promote religious faith, include religious content or are based on religious or spiritual values
    • Programs that are limited to members of a specific race, gender, religion or ethnic group (excluding medical research programs where such limitations may be necessary and appropriate)

The Brinson Foundation discourages grant inquiries requesting funds for:

  • Capital improvements
  • Endowments
  • Fundraising events