The Dunn Family Foundation recognizes that organizations often require Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs (a.k.a. indirect costs) be added to all grant requests. While we recognize that F&A costs are real, we work to focus our funding on direct costs and trust the sponsoring organizations will "keep the lights on" as part of their support for funded research.
Therefore, the Dunn Family Foundation will not fund F&A costs in excess of 15% of the funded direct costs of grants. Extraordinary circumstances, when indirect costs exceed 15%, may be considered on a case by case basis.
Please note that we are a small, family run organization and will work to reply to communications as time allows.
To have an application considered, please start by carefully reviewing our funding guidelines. If, after review of these guidelines, you believe that your organization and project still aligns, we welcome you reaching out to us.
The Foundation requires a proposal of no more than three (3) pages. The proposal should include the following information:
Please also be prepared to include the following information with your proposal:
You may use the contact form (via the link at the bottom of the page) to provide initial contact information and we will respond with further instructions.