Supports programs in education, arts and culture, the environment and
no grants directly to individuals.
Awards are made to
organizations with 501(c)(3) status,
or who have a sponsoring agency with this
not support annual operating costs of organizations, deficit reduction,
capital campaigns, or individual sabbaticals.
not schedule meetings with applicants, other than by specific invitation
initiated by the Foundation.
not fund religious programs.
relatively few grants. Therefore, all grants are limited to one year,
and are non-renewable. Applications can be submitted in subsequent
years, but will compete without preference with all other applications
Grant Recipients List for recent
examples of organizations we’ve funded.
Types of Grants
The Foundation’s funds are limited in relation to the number
of worthwhile proposals received. Awards are granted ranging from
$1,000 - $10,000.
The application process
to the Two West Foundation begins with an initial Letter of Interest,
and if invited is followed by a full proposal.
application consists of a one-page Letter of Interest. This letter
should be attached to the
Letter of Interest
The letter should
about the organization conducting the project
outline of the project including:
Who it will
Design of the
overview of your budget, income sources and expenses for this project.
Letters of Interest may be submitted at any time and are
reviewed on an ongoing basis. They may take up to eight (8) weeks to be
If an application is chosen for further consideration, the
organization will be invited to submit a full proposal which consists of
a four-page application. Application materials will be sent along with
the invitation letter.
Invited applications should allow at least twelve (12) weeks
for a funding decision from us once a proposal has been submitted.
Unsolicited full grant proposals will not be reviewed.
submit applications to:
Two West Foundation
c/o Milestone Venture Partners
551 Madison Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10022
ATTN: Avlyn Ashterman-Reece
To conserve resources, please consider using recycled paper
and double-side copy your application. Please avoid using plastic
covers, sheet protectors, and glossy photos.
Please do not send additional backup materials, videos or
cassettes with your Letter of Interest as they will not be reviewed and
cannot be returned.