PLEASE NOTE: The West Foundation is currently not accepting unsolicited proposals. Presently, proposals are by invitation only and are restricted to previous grant constituents. Please check back with this page for future updates regarding this policy.
A. Cover letter, which should incorporate three factors
B. Narrative, which should contain five elements incorporated into a 5-9 page document:
These narrative elements can be organized however the applicant deems fit and may include any other information the applicant deems critical to presenting a compelling rationale for funding. For further information on organizing the narrative, please see the Frequently Asked Questions section.
Please contact the foundation to discuss in which quarter to apply prior to submission. In lieu of hard copies, proposals should be sent via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org and copied to: email@example.com. E-mails must be dated and sent on or before the following dates in order to be considered for each quarter:
A. February 1
B. May 1
C. August 1
D. November 1
A. The foundation provides grants only to organizations holding United States 501(c) (3) tax-exempt status.
B. Individuals are not eligible for funding through the foundation, nor does the foundation consider scholarship requests.
C. The West Foundation is currently accepting proposals for multi-year funding, which is limited to a three-year period.