The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation FAQs
Thanks for visiting The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation website! Please refer to the FAQs below for more information regarding our grant awarding process. If you cannot find the answer to your question below, please send your inquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A: The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation’s purpose is to provide financial support principally for capital projects for organizations in the Commonwealth of Virginia exempt from taxation under the Internal Revenue Code. Normally, grants are made on a challenge or matching basis.
Grants are primarily made in the following areas:
- Arts and Culture
- Civic and Community Needs
- Environment and Conservation
- Historic Preservation
- Social Services and Welfare
Priority is given to qualifying organizations in the Richmond area.
A: No letter of intent is required before submitting a proposal. However, you must register your organization and submit the first phase of the application - Contact Form - least two weeks ahead of the submission deadline. A discussion with the Executive Director will follow and if invited to continue, you will receive access to the full application.