Cloudbreak Foundation Grant

Cloudbreak Foundation

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Next deadline: Sep 28, 2020 8:59pm PDT (Letter of inquiry)

Later deadlines: Oct 26, 2020 8:59pm PDT (Full proposal), Apr 10, 2021 8:59pm PDT (Letter of inquiry), May 8, 2021 8:59pm PDT (Full proposal)

Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $20,000

Fields of work: Homelessness Services Senior Services Child Care Services Child Welfare Services Children’s Health & Pediatrics

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: District of Columbia, Counties in Maryland: Calvert County, Charles County, Frederick County, Montgomery County Show all

Location of residency: District of Columbia, Counties in Maryland: Calvert County, Charles County, Frederick County, Montgomery County Show all

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About this funder:



The Cloudbreak Foundation offers support to organizations that provide immediate services to individuals in need. The Foundation assists community-based charitable organizations in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, which promote welfare of children, the elderly and the homeless.

The Foundation administers grants in support of like-minded nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organizations and charities that are committed to serving underprivileged children, the homeless, and the elderly through mission-driven activities.

What We Fund

At the time of application, nonprofit organizations must have a confirmation letter by the Internal Revenue Service of 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status; 

Projects and programs must provide direct care, service, or treatment to underprivileged children, the homeless, or the elderly.

The Foundation is interested in specific projects and programs directly benefiting underprivileged children, the homeless, and the elderly. The most preferred applications are those that meet critical or basic needs of these groups.


New organizations and previous applicants that have not received an invitation should only apply during the winter cycle. - LOI-Sept. 28,midnight/ Full Proposal- Oct. 26,midnight

The summer grant cycle will only be open to previous applicants that receive an invitation.- LOI- April 10,midnight/ Full Proposal- May 8,midnight

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Nonprofit charitable organizations that are exempt from federal taxes under section 501(c) (3) of the IRS Revenue Code can apply for grant.
  • Funds will only be distributed to organizations which can demonstrate that they have competent management with a history of delivering results in an effective and cost efficient manner.
  • Organization’s current needs, its budget and level of overhead expenses will be taken into consideration.
  • The recipients must have the ability and willingness to measure and report the results.
  • Documentation of the use of funds for their intended purpose will be required.
  • The Foundation will fund programs or projects which are designed to alleviate and address specific needs and causes the Foundation is supporting.
  • Grant requests of more than $25,000 will be considered only in special circumstances.


  • Preference will be given to organizations located in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.


  • Funding will usually not be provided for general operating purposes.
  • What We Don’t Fund
    • Private foundations or organizations that distribute money to recipients of their own choosing;
    • For-profit companies;
    • Individuals;
    • Organizations that promote discrimination of any kind;
    • Lobbying/political activity; and
    • Organizations that do not have active 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.