S. Mark Taper Foundation Grant

S. Mark Taper Foundation

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Grant amount: More than US $250,000

Anticipated deadline: Feb 15, 2020 12:00pm PST (Letter of inquiry)

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Counties in California: Imperial County, Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County Expand all

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The S. Mark Taper Foundation, founded in 1989, is a private family foundation dedicated to enhancing the quality of people's lives by supporting nonprofit organizations and their work in our communities.

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


  • The S. Mark Taper Foundation will consider a Letter of Inquiry for any non-profit program or organization in Southern California. 
  • An applicant must be certified as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Requests for general operating, program and capital support are accepted.
  • See FAQ for further guidelines.


  • For past grantees, there is a three-grant-cycle ineligibility period.