What We Fund

Because we keep an open mind to giving opportunities, we intentionally have broad funding priorities in the following areas:

  • Humanitarianism:  Preserving human dignity through solution-driven endeavors to improve self-sufficiency
  • Arts and Culture: Strengthening society through arts and culture
  • Education: Innovative and engaging approaches to learning

Entities Eligible for Grants

  • Organizations that are tax-exempt under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Organizational mission aligns with Phillips Charitable Foundations’ mission, values and granting initiatives
  • Organizations that demonstrate strong fiscal and managerial health
  • Grants that will be used for and benefit groups in the United States of America

What We Like to Fund

  • Projects that solve problems
  • Projects that educate
  • Projects that alleviate suffering
  • Tangible items needed in your organization that are hindering you from moving your mission forward

What We Do Not Fund

  • Organizations that are not tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Individuals and for-profit entities
  • Programs or organizations that are primarily funded by federal, state or local resources
For a more detailed list of what we do not fund, please see our FAQ page.