The primary geographic interest area of the Foundation’s Family Program is Washington, D.C., and the surrounding areas. The Discretionary Program does not have a geographic focus.
No grants will be made to individuals, to private foundations, or as loans.
Organizations must be classified by the Internal Revenue Service as public charities and tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
The minimum grant size for the Foundation’s Family Program is $10,000. There is no minimum grant size for the Discretionary Program.
The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals. Two board meetings are held each year in March and September. Grants are awarded in June and December.
Type of Support
General Operating support, program support, capacity building, and capital campaign requests will be considered. In addition, the Foundation will consider support for conferences and convening events relevant to its three core areas.
The Bernstein Family Foundation
c/o: Ami Aronson, MPH, Executive Director
3299 K Street, NW, Suite 700 Washington, D.C. 20007