To apply for a grant, your organization must:
- Be recognized as tax-exempt under IRC Section 501 (c)(3) and classified as a public charity under Section 509(a)(1) or Section 509(a)(2) and NOT a supporting organization under Section 509(a)(3)
- Present a proposal that satisfies the Mizuho USA Foundation guidelines
- Not discriminate based on age, race, nationality, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation or religious belief
- Comply with US anti-terrorism laws and regulations, including the USA PATRIOT Act and Executive Order 13224, pertaining to US-based nonprofits acting outside the US
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Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this year the Mizuho USA Foundation is focusing its grantmaking on supporting its current and former grantees through a competitive RFP process. Uninvited grant requests will not be considered. We have already relaxed grant requirements for current grantees, permitting the conversion of program grants to general operating support grants and accelerating the disbursement of grants payable this year. Our goal in 2020 is to support selected grantees focused on the recovery of New York City’s small businesses and employment, who are implementing innovative and measureable responses to the economic impact of COVID-19 in underserved communities. We will offer our grantees a streamlined approval process to help expedite exchange of information and decision making.
Please contact Mizuho USA Foundation staff at email@example.com if your organization plans to apply and information will be forwarded to you. The application process is competitive. Deadline for applications is August 15, 2020. Grant decisions will be announced during October 2020.
We remain committed as always to supporting our grantees who serve some of the most vulnerable members of the New York City community.
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