Fit and Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Nonprofit organizations that are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code and not classified as a private foundation under Section 509(a) of the Code; or public agencies.
  • For all program areas, be based in or managing significant activities in California.
  • Work toward missions and project goals that are clearly aligned with the Foundation’s grantmaking priorities.

The Rosenberg Foundation does not provide grants:

  • To individuals or to for-profit entities
  • For general fundraising benefits and events
  • For endowment campaigns