Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation

Dedicated to promoting research, education, social justice, and the arts and to improving the human condition.

Online Letter of Inquiry

To apply to the Borchard Foundation for consideration, you must submit an online letter of inquiry. You will be notified if you are invited to submit a full proposal.

The Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation was founded on a vision to promote charitable, educational, and scientific purposes by making grants to organizations primarily in Los Angeles county. The Foundation prioritizes five areas for funding in addition to grants for the educational and research programs in its two Centers.The letter of inquiry narrative should be limited to 250 words (not including current 501(c)(3) letter). This brief submission must include:

  • Information about your organization’s mission, activities, and annual budget
  • Region and population served
  • Total amount requested from Foundation and how funds to be used
  • Project needs, goals, leadership and duration

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Center on Law & Aging

The mission of the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging is, through education, research, and service, to help improve the quality of life for elderly people, including those who are poor or otherwise isolated by lack of education, language, culture, disability, or other barriers.

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Center on International Education

The mission of the Borchard Foundation Center on International Education is to create a unique bridge between France and the United States - a bridge created through the scholarship and creativity of individuals involved in cultural, academic, and public affairs.

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