The Chisholm Foundation welcomes grant applications from anywhere in the
United States that are compatible with its mission to support the arts,
education and religion. Submitted applications are reviewed individually by
the Foundation directors, who may or may not request additional information
from applicants. Only a small number of the many applications received can
While the Foundation does not guarantee any specific timetable for action,
generally applications for May and November grants must be received no later
than March 1st and September 1st, respectively.
Applicants should plan their
submission well in advance of need.
Due to financial considerations, grants may be made either in a lump sum or in
multiple installments. In some cases, a worthwhile application may be
deferred to a subsequent year. The Foundation is particularly
interested in new or demonstration projects which, if successful, can be
continued and expanded with the help of additional financial supporters.
Therefore the Foundation encourages applicants to seek matching gifts or
challenge grants that can magnify Foundation funds.