The Herb Block Foundation is committed to defending basic freedoms, combating all forms of discrimination and prejudice, and improving the condition of the poor and underprivileged.
The foundation invites applications for its Defending Basic Freedoms program. Through the program, grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded for projects to help safeguard the basic freedoms guaranteed in our Bill of Rights, help eliminate all forms of prejudice and discrimination, and to assist government agencies in being more accountable to the public. The foundation will also consider contemporary societal issues that may arise.
Letters of intent are due October 6, 2022, and selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal by November 17, 2022, with full proposals due December 15, 2022.
Applicants must be tax-exempt as defined by section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code to be eligible.