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Letter of Inquiry

Organization Information:

  • Name of organization
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Website
  • Mission statement
  • Annual budget amount
  • Federal tax ID number (or fiscal sponsor name and federal tax ID number)

Contact Information:

  • Name
  • Title
  • Direct telephone number
  • Email address of the organization’s primary contact person (e.g., executive director, president, CEO) and of the request’s primary contact (e.g., program director, development director), if different.

Project Description: (no more than two pages)

  • Brief narrative description of the problem statement and project
  • Goals and objectives
  • Project activities and timeline

Request Amount: Total amount of funding requested from the Goldman Fund.

Please attach the following information:

IRS Designation Letter: Copy of federal tax-exemption letter.

Fiscal Sponsor Agreement (if applicable): A letter from your fiscal sponsor or agreement confirming your relationship.

Project Budget: A one-page itemized budget of revenue (indicate committed and anticipated) and expenses for the full project. Sample Project Budget

Project Funding: A list of committed and pending grants for the project. Sample Project Funding

Balance Sheet/Statement of Financial Position: The most recent month-end balance sheet. Please footnote: deferred revenue, loans, negative net income, endowment and/or reserve funds, and any line items that require explanation.

Profit and Loss Statement/Statement of Activities: A profit and loss statement with a date that corresponds to the submitted balance sheet.


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