The Hearst Foundations are only able to fund approximately 20% of all grant requests, of which about 80% is directed to prior grantees and about 20% is targeted for new grantees.
In the recent past, 25% of total funding has been allocated to Culture. Organizations with budgets over $10 million have received 60% of the funding in Culture.
Types of Support:
- Program, capital and, on a limited basis, general and endowment support
Preference will be given to:
- Artist development and training
- Arts education programs that effectively fill the void of arts programming in K-12 curricula
- Science education programs that focus on developing academic pathways in science, technology, engineering and math