Lilah Hilliard Fisher Foundation Grant

Lilah Hilliard Fisher Foundation

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Grant amount: US $1,000 - US $2,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Nonprofit Government Entity

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in New York: Bronx County, Kings County, New York County, Queens County, Richmond County Show all

Location of residency: United States

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Lilah Hilliard Fisher Foundation

The Lilah Hilliard Fisher Foundation was established in 1994. Primarily focused on New York City, the Foundation’s aim is to contribute to the betterment of society through the advancement of education, health, human welfare, and the arts.

We support exciting endeavors in:

  • Education
  • Social and environmental justice
  • Women and children’s health
  • LGBT community
  • Arts which promote equality, increased quality of life, and meaningful community engagement

Funding Priorities

The Foundation’s grant programs primarily focus on projects within the following areas:

  • Education
  • Environment / Conservation
  • Human / Social Services

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


  • Applicant organizations must be classified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code and as public charities under Section 509(a) of that code.
  • The geographic focus of the Foundation’s grantmaking program is New York City.
  • The Board reserves the right to approve grants in other locations at its discretion.
  • While the Foundation entertains requests from a wide variety of organizations, most grants are initiated at the direction of the program staff and Board of Trustees of the Foundation.


  • The Foundations do not encourage requests for:
    • Support for conferences or trainings
    • Endowment contributions
    • Debt reduction
    • Organizations based outside the United States
    • Support for organizations that are not a 501(c)(3) or government agency, and therefore require a fiscal sponsorship, unless the sponsorship is a temporary situation and/or the sponsorship arrangement meets rigorous criteria for oversight and support
    • Support for individuals
    • Event sponsorships