Ray Charles Foundation Grant

Ray Charles Foundation

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Feb 28, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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About this funder:




The Ray Charles Foundation is dedicated to providing support in the area of hearing disorders and the empowerment of young people through education by offering support to educational institutions and non-profit education programs. Ray Charles said: “The inability to hear is a handicap; not the inability to see.” The vision of The Ray Charles Foundation is to instill in the youth of America that “there is no challenge too great one cannot overcome.”

Areas of Interest

  • Hearing Disorders
  • Academic services in the arts and sciences
  • Programs and projects that offer significant community impact to achieve long-term results.

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  • Applicant Eligibility:
    • Determined tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal  Revenue (IRS)
    • Must have filed the IRS Form 990 or its equivalent for the most recent  calendar year
    • Organization in operation a minimum of three years


  • We do not accept requests for emergency funding.