Olive Tree Foundation Grant

The Olive Tree Foundation

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Predicted deadline: Mar 10, 2024

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

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

Applicant type: Government Entity, Nonprofit

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

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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NOTE: TWe began accepting applications at 12 a.m. March 10, 2023, and reached our submission maximum in 14 hours. Submissions for 2023 are no longer being accepted.

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.

Grantmaking Focus

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/headquartered in the United States
    • Fraternal organizations
    • Political organizations


This page was last reviewed April 14, 2023 and last updated March 13, 2023