Weingart Foundation provides grants and other support designed to improve the capacity and sustainability of nonprofit organizations to achieve their missions in the areas of health, human services, and education.
Message from the President
We are currently updating the planning assumptions that we use to develop our annual grant plan, as we do each year at this time. Our grant planning process begins with identifying needs, opportunities and trends within the Southern California nonprofit community, primarily through frequent and ongoing communication with our grantees and a survey of the year’s letters of inquiry and grant applications. Read more
Fred Ali, President & CEO
Perspectives from Weingart Foundation
Lessons Learned from our Small Grant Program
Vy Nguyen, Program Director
Small nonprofits typically access Weingart Foundation funding through our Small Grant Program, which focuses on small, community-based, and developing organizations serving low-income communities. As few foundations of our size devote a similar level of resources to these types of grants, we sometimes get asked about the value of funding smaller organizations. In this context, this article highlights some of our lessons learned from the Small Grant Program and how it continues to be an important part of our overall grantmaking. Click here to read the full article.