OVERVIEW: Blachford-Cooper awards modest-sized grants to LGBT organizations across the United States.
IP TAKE: This funder does not award a large number of grants each year.
PROFILE: Formerly known as the NB Foundation, the Blachford-Cooper Foundation was established in California in 2000. The foundation maintains a low public profile, does not operate a website, and does not employ a formal staff. According to its latest tax filings, the foundation appears to have an interest in supporting the arts and LGBT causes.
While Blachford-Cooper does not state geographic priorities in its grantmaking, many of its grants go to support organizations located in California.
Grant amounts typically range from $2,000 to $75,000. While grants they can go as high as $500,000, it is uncommon. Past LGBT grantees include the Lambda Legal Foundation in El Paso, Texas, which received a general operating support grant; and the San Diego Human Dignity Foundation, which received support for its work with LGBTQ communities.
The Blachford-Cooper Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant applications or requests for funding.
Search for staff contact info and bios in PeopleFinder (paid subscribers only).
P.O. Box 8249
La Jolla, California, 92038