Grantmaking Guidelines

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The Doll Family Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals. The Foundation considers proposals on an invitation-only basis. Invited applicants will be provided further instructions directly from the foundation.

Mission Statement

As its mission the Doll Family Foundation focuses its grantmaking in the following areas of interest:

  • The empowerment of low-income women to improve their lives after a significant life challenge,
  • The promotion of philanthropy, and
  • The support of media campaigns to foster stronger environmental policy development.

Geographic Focus

The Foundation also maintains its geographic focus on organizations and projects in the communities in which our Trustees live:

  • Bozeman, MT
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Portland, OR
  • Seattle, WA

On rare occasions, the Foundation will consider supporting a national organization or project that hews closely to our priority interest areas.