Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation

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

Invited Grant Proposals

Thank you for your interest in the Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation.  We have reviewed your letter of inquiry and would like to invite you to submit a grant proposal on behalf of your organization. 

Invited grant proposals are due April 1 or October 1. 

Submit your online grant application below. In addition, please mail a hardcopy of your grant proposal with a cover letter to the address above – BY REGULAR MAIL. The cover letter (no more than 1 page) should summarize the scope of the project; the amount of the request; and the name, address, telephone number, e-mail address of the person to contact regarding the grant application. 

Online Grant Proposal Application

The Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation only reviews grant proposals from applicants whose letter of inquiry has been approved.

You are to complete this online application only if you have been invited to do so.

How To Apply

Each grant proposal should include the following information:

  • Organization Description
  • Problem(s) to be Addressed
  • Activities/Strategies
  • Expected Outcomes
  • Assessment
  • Ongoing Funding
  • Budget
  • Financials

The proposal narrative should be limited to three pages. The three-page limit does not include the financials.

PLEASE NOTE: To be considered for funding, the grant proposal must:

  • be dated
  • show the name of your organization, your address and contact person
  • contain the amount of the grant request and specify it is requested from the “Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation"
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Please do not use commas. Enter amount of $5,000 as 5000 please.
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Each full grant proposal should include the following information:

1. A narrative of no more than three pages that includes the information below. Please clearly label each of the seven sections in your narrative.

a. Organization Description: A description of the organization’s mission, goals, and current work and how this work aligns with the Foundation program area under which the proposal is being submitted (Elimination of poverty, etc)

b. Problem(s) to be Addressed: A description of the problem(s) to be addressed by the applicant's proposed project;

c. Activities/Strategies: A list, in bulleted format with narrative text as appropriate, of the specific work strategies and activities of the organization to address the problems outlined above;

d. Expected Outcomes: A description of the applicant organization’s expected outcomes for the requested grant period listed in bulleted format with narrative text as appropriate;

e. Assessment: Plans and methods for assessing the occurrence and quality of the organization’s outcomes and progress toward its goals;

f. Ongoing Funding: List your plans/sources of ongoing funding to sustain activities/programs to be supported by this grant;

g. Budget: Provide a detailed budget for the project, including the amount and states of other grants requested and/or awarded;

2. A copy of the organization’s most recently completed audited financial statement.

3. A copy of the organization’s unaudited financial statement for the current fiscal year.

4. A copy of the organization’s budget for the current fiscal year.

Please upload your documents in Word Doc or pdf.

Please prepare all of your document titles to have your last name and first name plus obvious name of the document. Do NOT use spaces or characters in the name of the document (except hyphens such as -).

Example: Organization-Name-Proposal.doc
Example: Organization-Name-Audited-Financial-Statement.pdf
Example: Organization-Name-Current-Financial-Statement.doc
Example: Organization-Name-Budget.doc
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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.

Visit the Center on Law & Aging website

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.

Visit the Center on International Education website