Please contact us before submitting a grant application online. Prior to contacting us, we encourage you to: (1) make sure your organization’s activities fall within the Milstein Family Foundation’s mission statement; (2) read about our work as displayed in our newsroom and online. If we find that your organization fits within the mission statement and philanthropic philosophy of the Milstein Family Foundation, we will ask you to fill out this online application form. 

The Milstein Family Foundation focuses on U.S.-based organizations whose activities are in the U.S.


  • Contact us: Prior to submitting a grant application, please contact us through this page. Unsolicited applications will not be considered.
  • Deadlines: There are two application deadlines every year: December 31st and June 30th. Please contact us no later than two weeks prior to the deadline for your application to be considered.
  • Evaluation:
    • The Milstein Family Foundation evaluates grant applications twice a year and releases grant decisions during January and July of every year. Decisions are made at the foundation’s sole and absolute discretion. We reserve the right to decline applications without providing detailed feedback.
    • Considerations for grants and level of support include, among other things, potential impact, creativity, successful track record, support by other philanthropists in our network, and collaboration and synergies with other organizations we support.
    • Incomplete applications and/or applications not submitted by a 501(c)(3) organization will not be considered.
  • Conditions
    • Grants will only be given to 501(c)(3) organizations. 
    • Grantees are responsible for (1) mentioning the Milstein Family Foundation as a sponsor where appropriate on their websites; and (2) providing annual activity reports.

For questions, please contact us.

  • Accepted file types: pdf, jpg, doc, docx, png, Max. file size: 25 MB.
    Applicant must be a tax-exempt organization that is eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable donations. Maximum file size: 25MB.
  • Make sure to start with http:// or https://

  • Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 25 MB.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, Max. file size: 25 MB.
    Please include past year as well as this year's budget. Please include sources of income, as well as funds raised to date for this current year.
  • Names of philanthropists, foundations, and organizations that currently support your organization, including donation amounts

  • Accepted file types: gif, jpg, png, txt, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, Max. file size: 25 MB.
  • Accepted file types: gif, jpg, png, txt, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, Max. file size: 25 MB.
  • For your grant application to be considered please provide the date when you were invited to submit the grant application:
    MM slash DD slash YYYY
    By submitting this application, I agree to have the email address provided added to the Milstein Family Foundation's mailing list.