Olive Tree Foundation Grant

The Olive Tree Foundation

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Predicted deadline: May 1, 2021

Grant amount: US $2,000 - US $11,000

Fields of work: Art & Culture Parks & Public Spaces Workforce Preparation & Job Readiness Literacy Adult Education Basic Human Needs Historic Preservation Civil Rights Academic Success & Enrichment Youth Development & Leadership Show all

Applicant type: Government Entity, Nonprofit

Funding uses: Capital Project, Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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About the Foundation

The Olive Tree Foundation, Inc., is an independent philanthropy established in the United States in 1997.

Our mission: The Olive Tree Foundation strives to support U.S.-based nonprofits that provide food, shelter, medical care and education for those in need; make arts and culture more accessible and equitable; invest in community and youth and adult development; and protect the environment.


Organizations eligible to apply for grants from The Olive Tree Foundation focus on:

  • Basic necessities: We support nonprofits that provide food for the hungry, shelter the indigent and infirm and provide medical (physical and emotional) care to those in need.
  • Youth education and development: OTF support nonprofits that develop the academic skills of youth. Key objectives should include character-building; fostering ethics, teamwork, self-esteem and self-confidence; broadening horizons and aspirations; strengthening unique abilities and talents; developing community awareness and involvement; improving academic, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Adult education and development: We support nonprofits that promote literacy and workforce development through various programs that empower adults to become self-sufficient and self-sustaining.
  • Community development: We support nonprofits involved in the protection of civil rights and the creation of environmental infrastructures that enhance quality of life in the communities they serve.
  • Arts and Culture: We support nonprofits that improve the quality of life in communities through arts and cultural enrichment and/or renovate structures that preserve a historical heritage.

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


  • Eligible grant applicants are public agencies or organizations tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Proof of tax exemption status is required with application.


  • Organizations NOT eligible for funding from The Olive Tree Foundation are:
    • Seeking funding for staff salaries
    • Seeking direct support of individuals
    • Seeking funding for biomedical research
    • Private foundations, as defined under Section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code
    • Organizations NOT based in the United States
    • Seeking funding for staff salaries
    • Seeking direct support of individuals
    • Fraternal organizations
    • Political organizations
    • With grant applications that have missing or unclear information


This page was last reviewed August 24, 2020 and last updated August 24, 2020