The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals.

If your organization has been invited to apply, please include the following items in your organization’s request:

  1. Proposal which includes:
    • Overview of the organization (i.e., primary goals, needs or problems being addressed, population served)
    • Description of the project for which you are seeking support
      • Statement of purpose and the needs being addressed by the project
      • Population served and how they will benefit from the project
      • Project timeline/anticipated project duration
    • Brief biography of the executive director and key project staff


  2. Project budget
    • include a list of foundation, corporate and other support applied to the budget


  3. Current fiscal year organizational budget
    • also include a projected budget for upcoming year (if available)
    • indicate if the organization has an endowment
      • quote the most recent value of the corpus
      • indicate if the funds are permanently restricted or board restricted


  4. List of foundation and corporate supporters
    • include a list of funders for the current fiscal year
    • also provide a list from the most recently completed fiscal year
    • include foundation and corporation names and amounts


  5. Board of directors list
    • include affiliations


  6. Annual report (most recent, if available) 
  7. Audited Financial Statements (final or draft copy from the most recent fiscal year) 
  8. Form 990 (most recent) 
  9. IRS 501(c)(3) determination letter

All applications to the
Hagedorn Fund
must be submitted online.

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