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The White Family Foundation seeks to provide meaningful and strategic support for arts, education and healthcare non-profit organizations serving our communities to enable their long-term success in and achievement of their missions.

Welcome to the White Family Foundation website. Across this site you can learn about the charitable work and legacy of John Hazen White, Sr. and his wife Happy, and the continuance and expansion of that work by their son John Hazen White, Jr. and his wife Liz. The White Family Foundation has recently updated its Mission Statement and its core areas of focus. Please review the Mission Statement, the Guidelines for making submissions, and how to submit your grant proposal in time for consideration by the Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Note: For 2017, there are three submission dates for grant requests of $3,000 or less – February 1st, April 1st and August 1st.

Grant requests for over $3,000 and multi-year requests will be reviewed on a semi-annual cycle in March and September 2017. The deadline for the March submission is February 1st; the deadline for a September submission is August 1st.

The Board of Directors of the White Family Foundation has refined the Foundation’s grant review focus to three areas of giving: Arts, Education and Healthcare. Applications for grants should fall within one or more of these areas.

Note: The White Family Foundation focuses its support on programs and projects designed to advance an organization’s mission and objectives. The foundation normally does not provide sponsorship for events, annual meetings, awards luncheons, golf tournaments, etc. Applicants should avoid sending requests to the Foundation to help meet those expenses.