Non-profits seeking funding from Ignite Philanthropy clients are encouraged to review the guidelines and processes found on the client pages linked to the right. You will find background on the foundations, including their grantmaking interests, criteria for eligible applicants, contact information, and application deadlines.
As a general rule, Ignite’s clients do not consider unsolicited applications.
Ignite is helping some of its clients make the transition to an on-line application to provide a more efficient and straightforward application experience for potential funding partners. Find out more using the links to the right. Another client, Bethesda Inc., has its own website with application information.
Ignite currently has 12 grantmaking clients, mostly located in Cincinnati, although some are in other states. On average, Ignite facilitates over $7 million annually in grants to non-profit organizations on behalf of the clients we serve. Many of our clients prefer to remain anonymous and rely on Ignite staff to source and research grant ideas.
Here is a general profile of our grantmaking clients:
|March 31:||Conway Foundation
Spring Meeting Applications Due
|April 10:||Nellie Leaman Taft
Preliminary Applications Due
|May 15:||Louise Taft Semple
Applications for July Due
|July 15:||Nellie Leaman Taft
Full Proposals Due
|September 30:||Conway Foundation
Fall Meeting Applications Due
|October 15:||Louise Taft Semple
Applications for December Due