The Durham Family Foundation places importance on grants to nonprofit organizations that enrich the community and help people maximize their potential with priority given to agencies in Dallas / Fort Worth, Northern California and Omaha, Nebraska.
Grants are made only to nonprofit organizations, which are recognized as charitable organizations by the Internal Revenue Code. Each applicant is required to provide a copy of their IRS determination letter stating that the applicant organization is a tax exempt organization as described in Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3).
Agencies must have at least 3 years of submitted tax returns.
When considering grant applications, the Foundation considers many factors including the following: