The Green Foundation’s resources are primarily focused on three specific areas– The Arts, Education, and Human Services – with a secondary focus on Special Projects. Preferential attention will be given to institutions exhibiting the following positive factors:
- A history of achievement, good management, and a stable financial condition.
- Significant programs with the promise of making a measurable impact.
- Programs that are sustainable and will not necessitate continued dependence on the Foundation.
- Institutions must be classified by the IRS as public charities and tax exempt under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code.
Institutions Ineligible for Funding
- Those with net assets or fund balances of less then $100,000.
- Those seeking multi-year commitments.
- Those seeking funds for annual meetings, conferences, and/or seminars.
- Those seeking funds for religious programs.
- Those seeking funds for capital campaigns.
- Those seeking funds through direct mail campaigns.
- 'Conduit' institutions, unified funds, fiscal agents, or institutions using grant funds from donors to support other institutions or individuals.
- Private, Non-Operating Foundations.
The Foundation is focused on charitable organizations operating in the following areas: Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, and Ventura County.