What activities and services are not funded by The Goizueta Foundation?

In general, we DO NOT fund:

  • Annual fund drives (i.e., membership drives)
  • Event or conference sponsorships
  • Grants to individuals
  • Awards, prizes or competitions
  • Capital campaigns
  • General operating expenses
  • Operating deficits or retirement of debt 
  • Political campaigns
  • Legislative lobbying to influence elections
  • Government agencies

We also DO NOT fund organizations that provide the following services:

  • Advocacy
  • Animal protection and wildlife preservation (including zoos and aquariums)
  • Arts and culture
  • Camps
  • Churches
  • Civil rights, social action and advocacy
  • Community improvement (including community action agencies and chambers of commerce)
  • Conservation/environments (including environmental education, gardens, and nature centers)
  • Emergency disasters and safety
  • Food, nutrition and agriculture
  • Health-related and medical research
  • Higher education (excluding preselected institutions)
  • Housing development
  • International organizations
  • Legislative or lobbying associations
  • Membership benefit
  • Mental health, counseling and crisis intervention
  • Professional associations/membership organizations
  • Public foundations and community funds
  • Public policy and affairs
  • Public school districts
  • Public schools (including individual charter schools)
  • Recreational and social clubs
  • Religious organizations and/or religious orders
  • Temporary homeless shelters

However, the Foundation reserves the right to fund organizations that may fall outside our current areas of interest.

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