Frequently Asked Questions
The Louis and Harold Price Foundation is an independent private grantmaking foundation located in Louisville, Colorado, targeting funding areas in Southern California and Colorado.
The Foundation's grantmaking is focused in ten program areas: Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Civic & Community, Education, Entrepreneurship Programs, Environment, Health, Human Services, Jewish Related Causes and Medical Research. We recommend referring to our Grant Guidelines page for details.
The Foundation's primary areas of focus are Southern California and Colorado. The Foundation also funds national and international organizations on a small basis. The breakdown of grants by geographical area is approximately:
California (mainly Southern California) = 59%
Colorado (mainly Boulder County, Pitkin County and a small Denver presence) = 20%
New York = 10%
The Foundation has an open Letter of Inquiry application process. The Foundation does not have deadlines. An organization must first submit a Letter of Inquiry via an online submission by clicking here.
Or, applicants may send their LOI of no more than two (2) pages through the U.S. Mail to our office address listed at the bottom of each page. Refer to our How To Apply page for details on what to include.
Organizations will receive a response to their LOI within 30 days of the Foundation's receipt of the letter via online submission or mail. You will be notified either that your request is going to be reviewed further (we will inform you if more information is required) OR that your request has been declined.
The Foundation supports the following: 1) new, expanding, or sustaining program services, and 2) general operating support to be used at the organization's discretion.
The Foundation's grants vary greatly in size depending on many different factors. Grants to new organizations are typically between $5,000 and $10,000.
An organization may apply for a grant annually on an ongoing basis, however the Foundation may decide to approve a grant on a ONE-TIME basis and will be communicated at the time the grant is awarded.