Grant Opportunity: Knight Foundation Donor Advised Fund

The Spring 2018 application window is now closed. Please check back in the fall for additional grant opportunities.

February 7— Application materials available

March 5— Letters of Intent (LOI) Due to Long Beach Community Foundation (no later than 5 pm)

March 19 — Successful Candidates Invited to Submit Full Proposal

April 2 — Full Proposals, By Invitation Only, Due to Long Beach Community Foundation (no later than 5 pm)

April 16 — All Grant Applicants Notified


2018 Knight Foundation Grant Opportunity

The Knight Foundation Fund, a fund with the Long Beach Community Foundation, supports the success of our communitiy through investments that attract, retain and harness talent; that expand opportunity by increasing entrepreneurship and economic mobility; and that support civic infrastructure to accelerate the growth of ideas and bring people from diverse social and economic backgrounds together. Such projects and programs will enable our communities to succeed in a rapidly changing world. After carefully reviewing the grant focus, submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) (not to exceed one page) that includes the following:

  • An introduction to your organization.
  • Your organization’s 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax identification number.
  • A description of your project and specifically how does it meet the grant criteria.
  • Project start and completion dates.
  • Your project budget.
  • Total grant request. (Grants are typically awarded between $10,000 and $50,000.)

Upon timely receipt, your LOI will be reviewed for eligibility and relationship to the grant focus. Projects that best meet the grant priorities will be invited to submit a full proposal.

All LOIs must be received no later than 5 pm on March 5, 2018 by email to (PDF Format) or postage mail to:
400 Oceangate, Suite 800
Long Beach, CA 90802

Questions? Call 562­-435-­9033.