Allstate Foundation Grant

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Focus Areas:

Safe and vital communities. Programs should address:

  • Catastrophe response
  • Youth anti-violence
  • Neighborhood revitalization
  • Teen safe driving

Economic empowerment. Programs should address:

  • Financial and economic literacy
  • Insurance education
  • Empowerment for victims of domestic violence

Tolerance, inclusion and diversity. Programs should address:

  • Teaching tolerance to youth
  • Ending hate crimes
  • Alleviating discrimination

Captial Region, The Allstate Foundation

Jim Jenning

703 218 0184

12150 E. Monument Drive, Suite 500

Fairfax, VA 22033

Supporting: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia

Your proposal must contain the following information:

  • A cover letter with the organization's name, street address (not post office box), phone number and contact person;
  • A summary of the grant request
  • Brief description of how the proposed program or project relates to the current focus areas of The Allstate Foundation (see focus areas below)
  • A timetable for project implementation
  • Brief statement of the organization's history, mission, goals, service area and constituents
  • An operating budget for the past year, indicating percentages used for program, administrative, fundraising and general expenses
  • Budget for proposed project, including sources of financial support and grants committed or pending
  • Audited financial statement from the previous year
  • Copy of most recent annual report
  • Copy of the nonprofit status exemption letter from the IRS
  • List of the officers, board members and their affiliations
  • Background statement on the executive director and key staff to be involved in the proposed project
  • A list of other donors, including support from the United Way or similar federated funds corporations, foundations and government sources



Deadlines and Other Procedures

The Foundation has no deadlines for submission. Proposals may be submitted throughout the calendar year. Site visits or interviews will be scheduled only if the foundation staff requires additional information once a proposal has been received for consideration.