Orville W. Forté Charitable Foundation

How to Apply

Please use the Philanthropy Massachusetts Common Proposal Form.  The form is available at: https://www.philanthropyma.org/resources-tools/common-proposal-form


In addition to the Cover Sheet, Full Proposal Narrative and Budget Template, your grant application should include:
    Financial statements for your most recently completed fiscal year*
    Your most recent audited or reviewed financial statements**

    A list of your directors or trustees

     Evidence of your 501(c)(3) status


*Financial statements for your most recently completed fiscal year may be either preliminary or final.  Financial statements must include both balance sheet and income statement.

**If audited or reviewed financial statements are not available, please substitute a copy of your most recent Form 990.


Incomplete applications will not be reviewed, so please be sure to include all seven requested items.  Please send all files in unsecured format.


Please send your application by email to apply@owfortefdn.org by February 15th. 


The Grants Committee reviews grant applications and makes site visits during the spring and summer.  Grants are awarded in the fall fall and paid by early December.