Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Sony USA Foundation

Mission Statement
"Working together to make a difference"

Areas of Focus:
  • Arts
  • Education - mainly primary and secondary school levels although higher education does get consideration
  • Health & Human Services - promotes United Way exclusively
  • Civil and Human Rights - specifically equal opportunity advancement and recognition for groups in need

  • Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, age, national origin, or sexual orientation
  • Partisan political organizations, committees, or candidates and public office holders
  • Religious organizations in support of their sacramental or theological functions
  • Labor unions
  • Endowment or capital campaigns of national origin
  • Organizations whose primary purpose is to influence legislation
  • Testimonial dinners in general
  • For-profit publications or organizations seeking advertisements or promotional support
  • Individuals seeking self-advancement
  • Foreign or non-U.S. based organizations
  • Organizations whose mission is outside of the U.S.
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Minimum Grant
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Maximum Grant
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Average Grant
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Past Recipients
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Application Process
There is no grant application form.  Requests must be submitted in writing and should include the following:
  • A brief, written description of organization on official letterhead, including its legal name, history, activities, purpose, and proof of 501 c (3) status
  • History of previous support from Sony
  • Amount being requested
  • Purpose for grant request