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, 15% of total funding has been allocated to Social Service. Organizations with budgets over $5 million have received 60% of funding in Social Service.
Types of Support:
- Program, capital and general support
Preference will be given to:
- Affordable housing
- Job creation and job training
- Youth development
- An organization’s national headquarters for wider initiatives instead of local chapters
In limited cases, the Foundations fund organizations focusing on:
- Domestic abuse
- Food delivery and food banks
- Sexual abuse
- Substance abuse