Family Grants

Organizations who have been invited by a member of the Seabury Family are eligible to apply for up to $25,000 in general operating or project/program support.*

*Organizations with annual operating expenses in excess of $2.5 million may only apply for project/program support.

We accept proposals on a rolling basis with two grant cycles per year, one in the spring and one in the fall.

Fall 2022

  • July 29 – Proposal due date
  • November 15 – Award decisions

Spring 2023

  • February 3 – Proposal due date
  • May 15 – Award decisions

Community Grants

Summer 2023

  • February 17 – LOI due date
  • March 10 – Full proposal invitations sent
  • May 5 – Proposal due date
  • August 7 – Award decisions

Summer 2024

  • February 16 – LOI due date
  • March 8 – Full proposal invitations sent
  • May 3 – Proposal due date
  • August 5 – Award decisions
Organization Annual Expenses
(most recently completed fiscal year)
Award Amount*
Up to $100,00010% of annual operating expenses
$100,000 to $1,000,000$10,000
$1M to $1,500,000$15,000
$1.5M to $2,000,000$20,000
$2M to $2,500,000$25,000
over $2,500,000No award**

*These amounts are minimums. The Foundation reserves the right to exceed them on a case-by-case basis.

**On very rare occasions, the Foundation will consider supporting projects or programs from organizations with annual expenses exceeding $2.5M. Please contact us before applying.

Focus Areas

Education: The Seabury Foundation considers learning to be the root of all healthy action—for individuals, families, neighborhoods, cities, and society as a whole—and we partner with organizations who embrace learning as the heart of their work.

With this shared value as the point of connection, we seek to build trust-based relationships with nonprofits operating in our one or more of our focus areas.

  • Academic Support – literacy, social & emotional learning, mentorship
  • Arts Enrichment – access to the creative process, including theatre, dance, music, film, and a variety of other arts, crafts, and cultural practices
  • Career Development – adult education, job training, apprenticeship
  • Community Connection – holistic community support—providing gathering space(s), responding to local needs and opportunities, and fostering connectedness between neighbors
  • Environmental Sustainability – protection of environmental health, sustainability practices, urban gardening
  • Wellness – food access, housing access, healthcare, mental health support, sports & movement