The mission of The Goggio Family Foundation is to transform lives and strengthen communities by fostering innovation, creating knowledge, and promoting social progress. The Foundation has three programmatic areas: (1) the Community Development and Social Change Program (promotion of advances in science, health, arts, and technology); (2) the Environmental Preservation Program (support of technology innovation, education, and action around issues of energy, climate change, and environmental protection); and (3) the Educational Program (support of leadership skills es specially for youth, promotion of academic excellence and artistic expression). They fund projects based in the United States and in developing countries.
The Foundation typically funds small or new US based non-profits that have innovative approaches to solve social problems.
Outside the United States they have no defined focus countries.
Grants may range from $1,000 to $20,000, but most grants will be under $5,000 per year.
The Foundation accepts Letters of Interest (LOI) on a rolling basis (use the online form), though they must be received by June 1st to be considered for funding issued by the end of the calendar year. If evaluated positively, applicants are invited to submit a full grant application by September 1st at the latest. There is no standard format for the grant application but it should contain a max. 2,000 word narrative, plus a detailed budget plan, financial statement, and tax ID designation letter. The application should be sent as a pdf via email to grants(a)goggiofoundation.org.