Letter of Inquiry

Tell us how a grant from the Donegan Burns Foundation will help you advance literacy for children and families.

To be considered for a Donegan Burns Grant please submit a Letter of Inquiry. Please include the following information:

  1. A brief description of the proposed program and its rationale;
  2. A statement of the program’s goals and objectives;
  3. A brief description of the population to be served;
  4. A description of the evaluation activities and specific outcomes you seek to achieve;
  5. A brief description of the mission of the organization and its activities and history;
  6. The names, titles, qualifications and experience of the staff members who will have a key role in implementing the program;
  7. The budget for the proposed program and timeline for implementation.

In addition to the Letter of Inquiry, please include the following items:

  • A copy of the organization’s tax-exempt status;
  • A copy of the organization’s most recent IRS Form 990;
  • A copy of the organization’s most recent audited financial statements.

Please submit your Letter of Inquiry and requested additional documents electronically to info@doneganburns.org and note “Donegan Burns Letter of Inquiry” on the subject line.

Current grantees or organizations who have been invited to submit a grant application do not need to send a letter of inquiry and may begin the application or renewal process here.

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