The Nathan Cummings Foundation

“Over the last 34 years, NCF has awarded nearly half a billion dollars in funding to support movements, organizations, and individuals pursuing justice for people and the planet. We embrace a ‘totality of assets’ approach to impact, meaning we leverage the full power of the foundation’s financial and non-financial resources to support our partner’s solutions.”

NCF has an open call for funding proposals, or Letters of Inquiry (LOIs), from January 16, 2024 through April 30, 2024NCF is offering two types of funding opportunities: grants and program-related investments (PRIs). Both grant and PRI proposals must align with NCF’s interconnected goals of racial justice, economic justice, and/or environmental justice. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. All applicants will be notified about the status of their application within eight weeks of submission

To apply, follow these three simple steps: 

1. Review our FAQs and racial justiceeconomic justice, and environmental justice webpages to understand if your work aligns.  

2. Register here to access NCF’s Applicant Portal.  

3. Apply for funding by completing the Letter of Inquiry (LOI). You can view a preview of the LOI Form here

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