The Catto Shaw Foundation does not consider:

  • Unsolicited grant requests

  • Donor advised funds

  • Conference sponsorship

  • Museums

  • Newly established non profit organizations that duplicate existing services

  • Building or capital campaigns

  • Projects that exclusively serve religious purposes

  • Any organization without a 501c3 designation or direct donations to individuals


If you have been invited to submit a grant, the next round of submissions for the first cycle of 2019 is due April 2019. Please note that this deadline is absolute.   Please use the format of the Common Grant Application found here