Areas of Focus

The Addy Foundation takes a holistic approach to community investments by focusing on five areas of grantmaking, strategically intended to lift, support, and strengthen communities.

Our Areas of Focus

Civic and Community Engagement

  • Civic Education
  • Volunteerism
  • Community Revitalization


  • Arts Accessibility
  • Cultural Enrichment
  • Operational Support (for arts programs focused on low income populations)


  • Early Childhood
  • Primary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Workforce Entry
  • Special Needs Education
  • Financial Literacy


  • Mental Health
  • Family Planning
  • Medical Resources for low income populations

Social Services

  • Food Insecurity
  • Digital Divide/Technology
  • Access to Housing and Shelters
  • Re-entry Programs
  • Senior Well-being
  • Social Service Agencies that support inspired communities rich in opportunity

The Addy Foundation does not award grants to the following types of organizations or for the following purposes:

– Private foundations, including private operating foundations.
– Individuals or families.
– Political organizations, political candidates, lobbyists or related organizations.
– Fraternal or social groups, athletic teams, bands, or similar organizations.
– Faith based organizations or initiatives where the primary purpose is to promote religious doctrine or tenets
– Organizations that do not have Section 501(c)(3) determination letters from the IRS.

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