Applications are available by invitation only.
Grant selections are made based upon applications submitted by organizations with
501(c)(3) status. Organizations applying for a grant should provide one or more of the services detailed in the “Primary Interests” section. Grants will range from $5,000 to $25,000. There is no guarantee of annual support. Generally, grantees will not receive more than three consecutive annual grants.
School/Enrichment Programs – Nonprofit organizations that produce and/or support school programs that augment and/or enhance grades K-12 curriculum.
College Retention Programs – Nonprofit organizations that provide services to both assist students from the Greater Washington DC area in obtaining admission to post-secondary educational institutions and provide ongoing scholastic support that ultimately enhances matriculation and graduation rates.
District of Columbia
Maryland: Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s Counties
Virginia: Alexandria, Falls Church, Manassas, Manassas Park, Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun,
Prince William and Stafford Counties
2014 LOI Process
The Letter of Inquiry (LOI) process is currently open until January 6, 2014 at the end of business EST. Please click here to begin the LOI process.
The McCormick Foundation does not make grants to programs that would financially benefit The Washington Post, El Tiempo Latino, or any of its subsidiaries.