GRANTS » Grantmaking Criteria


As of November 15, 2023, the Batchelor Foundation will only accept grant applications from nonprofits that we have funded in the past.  New nonprofit grant requests are by “invitation only”.  We will not accept unsolicited letters of intent.

All applicants must be currently recognized by the IRS as 501(c)(3) public charities and classified as not a private foundation.  In addition, the nonprofit must be actively registered with the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to solicit funds in Florida.

Grants are generally awarded for a one-year grant period.  The Batchelor Foundation makes both endowment and spendable grants.  At the discretion of the Batchelor Foundation, a matching component may be integrated into the grant award.  Both spendable and endowment grants are to be utilized strictly according to the terms and conditions set forth in the Batchelor Foundation’s grant award letter. Endowment grant awards will, in addition, be governed by specific guidelines overseeing institutional funds and subject to applicable state law.

Returning grantees are eligible to reapply for funding after the current grant period ends (or 12 month period, whichever is greater), and the grantee’s  final report is submitted to, and approved by, the Batchelor Foundation.  Prior grant funding by the Batchelor Foundation to a nonprofit is no guarantee of any future charitable funding.