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, 30% of total funding has been allocated to Education. Organizations with budgets over $10 million have received 80% of the funding in Education.
Types of Support:
- Program, scholarship, capital and, on a limited basis, general and endowment support
Preference will be given to:
- Higher education programs and scholarships and, on a limited basis, scholarships for post-graduate education
- Professional development for teachers