Giving & Grants
How We Give
Because our funding vision and priorities are carefully curated, at this time we do not accept unsolicited proposals. Existing grantees can contact their program officer if they have questions.
In addition, Paul G. Allen Philanthropies and The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation do not typically provide funding for the following:
General operating support for ongoing activities
Loans or debt retirement
Annual appeals, federated campaigns, general fund drives, special events, or sponsorships
Projects of organizations whose policies or practices discriminate on the basis of ethnic origin, gender, race, religion, or sexual orientation
Sectarian or religious organizations whose principal activity is for the benefit of their own members or adherents
The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation does not provide funding for the following:
Policy on Donations: The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation does not accept donations.