Northrop Grumman Foundation Grant Guidelines

Northrop Grumman Foundation Grant Guidelines

The Northrop Grumman Foundation is no longer accepting requests for 2014 funding and that the system will reopen in the Fall of 2014 for 2015 requests.

The Foundation contributes to organizations defined as tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) by the Internal Revenue Service. Proposals should address education related initiatives that promote the advancement of science, technology, engineering and math on a national level.

The Foundation does not consider the following requests:

  • Individuals
  • Fundraising events such as raffles, walk-a-thons, banquets or dinners
  • Campus student organizations, fraternities, sororities, honor societies
  • Religious schools or colleges whose primary focus is to promote religious beliefs
  • Athletic teams, support organizations
  • Advertising or underwriting expenses
  • Capital Campaigns
  • Endowments
  • Tuition
  • Choirs, bands or drill teams

Grant requests are accepted and reviewed late in the fall of each year for funding the following year. Organizations may only submit a request for financial assistance one time in a calendar year.

How to Submit a Request for a Financial Contribution

Grant requests should be submitted using this web site. To apply for a grant, you will be asked to enter the organization’s Tax Exempt Number, which will be automatically validated with the IRS database. You also will be required to include the following information in your application.

  1. Non-profit or institution contact name, title, address phone number, fax number.
  2. Brief history of the organization, mission statement, goals and objectives.
  3. Type and scope of services offered, and the geographical area serviced.
  4. Specific details as to how requested funds would be used.
  5. Project budget and amount requested.
  6. Demographic impact.
  7. Current operating budget including latest financial statement.
  8. List of other corporate funders.
  9. List of directors and/or officers, and their affiliations.
  10. Northrop Grumman employee sponsor, if applicable (name and phone number).
  11. Contact information