The Foundation funds approximately 300 organizations each year. The majority of these organizations have a historical relationship with the Foundation of more than ten years. In a given year, the Board approves only a few new organizations for funding. The Foundation seldom participates in capital campaigns, and then only with organizations with whom the Foundation has a long relationship.
The Board believes that reoccurring funding for organizations that are extremely well-aligned with Mrs. Doheny’s mandate is a better use of the Foundation’s resources than one-time funding for many different non-profits. Please consider this when allocating time spent on the application.