Applications for Donations and Grants

Applications for donations and grants from the Ed & Betty Manoyan Foundation (Foundation) can change.  The information contained in this website may or may not reflect current policies and procedures.

Applications for donations must be in writing and mailed to the Executive Director of the Foundation.  NO applications will be accepted that are delivered either electronically or in person.  While an application can be submitted in most any format, the desired information includes:

  • The organization’s name, mailing address, telephone number, facsimile number, and website address if available
  • Statement or evidence that the organization meets the qualifications as specified in Qualifications for Applying (e.g., is a 501(c)(3) organization).
  • General description of the purpose of the organization (e.g., Mission, Goals), who the organization serves, and what services the organization offers.
  • An indication of how long the organization has been in existence and/or other information that describes the stability of the organization.
  • The dollar amount being requested.
  • Statement as to how financial support will be used and who benefits from the services provided by the organization.

Applications for grants must be in writing and mailed to the Executive Director of the Foundation.  NO applications will be accepted that are delivered either electronically or in person.  It is preferable that the application follows the format shown below, and the last two statements must be completed and included.  However, variations will be considered if the desired information is included and is readily identifiable as such.

  • Date of the request for a grant.
  • Organization contact information.
    • Name of organization.
    • Address of organization headquarters and its local/regional address if different.
    • Telephone number of organization’s headquarters and its local/regional office if different.
    • Preferred facsimile number.
    • Website address if available.
  •  Contact person(s) within the organization.
    • Name of individual making the request.
    • Position within the organization of the person making the request.
    • Preferred address of the individual making the request if different from that of the organization.
    • Preferred telephone number of individual making request if different from that of the organization (please include extension if applicable).
    • Preferred facsimile number if different from that of the organization.
    • Email address if available.
  • Organization information.  If possible, please limit to no more than one page for each point listed below.
    • Number of years organization has been in existence.
    • Organization’s Mission and Goals.
    • Organization’s status as defined by the United States Internal Revenue Service.
    • Tax Identification Number.
    • Copy of IRS Letter of Determination of tax status if grant request is for more than $25,000.00.
    • General description of what the organization does.
    • General description of who the organization serves.
    • Geographic area the organization serves.
    • List of organization’s Board of Directors, including their names, titles, and addresses.
    • List of organization’s executive officers, including their names and titles within the organization.
    • Summary of financial activity for each of the last two complete fiscal years:
  1. Total revenues received from donations and grants.
  2. Total revenues received from other sources.
  3. Total expenses.
  4. Total expenses for overhead (i.e., expenditures that were not directly related to the provision of services, such as executive compensation, fixed costs).
  5. Percent of revenues that are used directly for the provision of services.
  6. Total net assets of the organization at the end of the year, excluding any goodwill listed as an asset.
  7. Total liabilities of the organization at the end of the year.
  • Copies of audited financial statements (i.e., Profit and Loss Statement, Balance Sheet) for each of the last two complete years if the grant request is for       $25,000.00 or more.
  • Descriptions of outcomes/benefits to those served that have been measured for the last complete fiscal year (if available).
  • Past support received from the Ed & Betty Manoyan Foundation, including year and amount of donations and/or grants.
  • Grant Request.  If possible, please limit to no more than one page for each point listed below.
  • Title of program for which funds are being requested.
  • When program was started or when program is expected to start.
  • Purpose of the program.
  • Description of how this program differs from the organization’s existing program(s).
  • Description of who will be served by the program.
  • Geographic area to be served by the program.
  • Expected number of people to be served by the program in an average year.
  • Total amount of funds needed to successfully develop/implement/operate program.
  • Annual operating budget for the program.
  • Amount being requested from the Foundation.
  • Statement indicating whether the organization would accept a funding amount less than what is being requested, and if so, what the minimum amount would be.
  • Description of how and when the requested funds will be used.
  • Description of the expected outcomes of the program and how the program’s success will be measured.
  • Statement (required) indicating that the individual submitting the request for a grant is authorized by the organization to make the request.  A      sample is provided below.

Authority to Submit Grant Request and Accept Conditions of the Grant:  I am authorized by (organization’s name) to submit this request for a grant on behalf of the (organization’s name) and to accept the “Conditions of the Grant” if a grant is received from the Ed & Betty Manoyan Foundation (Foundation.  On behalf of (organization’s name), I also understand and accept that this grant request may be accepted or denied in the sole discretion of the Foundation and without recourse by this organization or anyone on its behalf.”

 By:  (applicant’s name)

Title:  (applicant’s title within the organization)

Signed:  (applicant’s signature)

Date:  (date of application)

 

  • Statement (required) accepting the Conditions of the Grant if the grant or any part of the grant is awarded to the organization by the Foundation.     A sample is proved below.

Conditions of the Grant:  The (organization’s name) agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Ed & Betty Manoyan Foundation (Foundation), and its officers and employees (if any) from and against any and all third party claims, demands, actions or causes of action, liabilities, expenses, reasonable attorney fees, and other costs associated with the defense thereof arising out of or in any way connected to the program for which this funding is being sought.  The organization further agrees that the Foundation in its sole discretion has the right to discontinue funding and to demand and receive the return of the total grant amount or any portion thereof if the funds are not used in accordance with the description contained in this grant request.  The organization further agrees to allow the Foundation to reasonably request, and receive in a timely manner, information in order to monitor and evaluate the operations of the program described in this grant request to ensure that the funds are being used in accordance with the description contained in this grant request. The organization further agrees not to use the name of the Ed & Betty Manoyan Foundation in any of its communication, displays, and or other promotion without the written consent of the Foundation.”

By:  (applicant’s name)

Title:  (applicant’s title within the organization)

Signed:  (applicant’s signature)

Date:  (date of application)