Grantseekers – Legal Requirements
The Brinson Foundation will consider inviting grant applications from organizations:
- Located in the United States of America that are exempt from tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are public charities described in Section 509(a)(1), (2) or (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Organizations classified under Section 509(a)(3) may be required to submit additional information.
- Located outside of the United States of America if they can provide a written legal opinion or affidavit stating “charitable equivalency” to a qualifying U.S. organization, or if they are carrying out similar charitable or educational activities.