If you would like to inquire if your specific area of research falls within the Foundation’s current area of interest, please fill out the contact information below.

Before applying, please be aware of the following:

  1. The Mathers Foundation only awards grants to tax-exempt 501(c)(3) independent research and educational institutions.
  2. There are no grants awarded to individuals who are not associated with an educational or research institute.
  3. The Foundation awards grants for research investigations with specific aims. It does not provide discretionary institute or departmental funding.
  4. The Mathers Foundation does not provide grants to “Funds” or other Foundations.

Due to the high volume of contact inquiries we receive, we are unable to send individual responses to every request. If we are interested in hearing more about your proposed research, we will contact you within 2 weeks to invite you to proceed to Step 2 (Query). If you do not hear from us in 2 weeks, we are unfortunately unable to support the project.