Grant Application GuidelinesApplications for support are accepted from non-profit institutions throughout the year and reviewed bi-monthly. Trustees meet in February, April, June, August, October and December.
Qualified ApplicantsAlmost all grants are made in support of institutions in Worcester, Massachusetts. No grants are made to individuals. The Foundation's Trustees are unlikely to consider requests for endowment or annual operating support.
InquiryOrganizations should send a letter of inquiry or make a telephone inquiry. If your inquiry meets with a positive response, please follow the guidelines below in preparing your proposal package.
Grant RequestsThe signature of the Chief Executive Officer of the proposing institution is required on the grant request. Applications should be made in a reasonably brief narrative form with an appropriate budget. The request should indicate how the proposing institution would document the successful use of the grant funds and indicate how this money will benefit the institution.
Please provide the following:
- Organizational budget information
- Evidence of tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
- The most recent annual report, including audited financial report
- A list of the members of your governing board
Financial Information FormOrganizations with less than $20M in annual expenses are required to complete this financial information form and submit it along with the grant request:
Adobe PDF format or Microsoft Word format (Print and fill out)
Proposal SubmissionPlease submit proposals in English only. Other information about the institution is welcome but not essential.
Please submit a single copy of your proposal at least two weeks before a Trustee meeting to
- Mark W. Fuller, Chairman
The George F. and Sybil H. Fuller Foundation
370 Main Street, Suite 660
Worcester, MA 01608
Grant DecisionsGrant decisions are communicated within a few days of a Trustee meeting.