Dr. Scholl Foundation’s Grant Program

Dr. Scholl Foundation

Relevent Country: United States of America

The Dr. Scholl Foundation is inviting applications for its grant program to provide financial assistance to organizations committed to improving the world.

The majority of their grants are made in the U.S. However, like Dr. Scholl, they recognize the need for a global outlook. Non-U.S. grants are given to organizations where directors have knowledge of the grantee.

Priority Areas

Applications for grants are considered in the following areas:

  • Education
  • Social Service
  • Healthcare
  • Civic and Cultural
  • Environmental

Funding Information

  • There is not a limit; however, on average, their grants range from $5,000 to $25,000.

Eligibility Criteria

The Foundation does not consider the following for funding:

  • Organizations that do not have a valid IRS 501(c)(3) determination letter
  • Organizations that cannot provide them with at least 3 years of financial activity
  • Political organizations, political action committees, or individual campaigns whose primary purpose is to influence legislation
  • Foundations that are themselves grantmaking bodies
  • Grants for loans, operating deficit reductions, the liquidation of a debt or general support
  • Grants to individuals
  • Grants are rarely made to endowments or capital campaigns
  • Event sponsorships including the purchase of tables, tickets or advertisements
  • More than one request from the same organization in the same grant cycle
  • Publicly supported state, local and federal government organizations (i.e. public schools and municipalities) are rarely considered for grants.