General Purposes Grants

To apply for a general purposes grant from the Mott Foundation, you must submit a set of detailed documents about your organization. In order to allow for adequate proposal review and processing time, please submit your request to the Foundation at least 60 days prior to the start of the grant period. The Foundation can provide single and multiyear grants (typically not more than three years).

Your request/proposal need not be lengthy (normally not longer than 10-15 pages), but must contain the following:

If your organization is located outside the United States, then see the General FAQs and the Affidavit FAQs for additional requirements. For domestic organizations that have never received a grant from the Mott Foundation, please provide a copy of your latest IRS determination letter.