Each year, we receive two to three requests for support for every grant we are able to make, making funding decisions highly competitive. Before you apply for funding, we strongly suggest that you review the general eligibility criteria below, the program area descriptions that are relevant to your request, and the FAQ section of this website.
Meyer grantees must be nonprofit organizations with tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and organized and operated for charitable purposes.Geographic Location
Organizations must serve the people and communities of the Washington, DC metropolitan region, defined by the Foundation as:
If your organization meets the general eligibility criteria above, you may be eligible for funding in one of our four program areas:
Within each program area, the Foundation has identified the outcomes we are seeking to achieve and specific criteria for the types of organizations and programs we are likely to support. Please review the program descriptions before submitting a Letter of Inquiry requesting funding.