Porticus North America will accept letters of introduction from organisations located within the United States and Canada that have a tax-exempt or a charitable registration number. In addition, the project for which you are seeking support must take place within the United States and/or Canada.
Porticus North America is interested in:
Porticus North America will consider:
Organisations interested in introducing themselves to Porticus North America may submit a Letter of Introduction (LOI). The LOI will be carefully evaluated to determine if the goals of the applicant are compatible with the programme areas of Porticus North America.
Our due diligence process includes a safeguarding assessment to protect the safety of children and vulnerable adults. We request all our partners to have relevant safeguarding measures - including safe recruitment, staff training and reporting procedures - in place.
Porticus North America will only accept full applications from organisations that have been invited to apply. Applications that are submitted without invitation will be declined.
Porticus does not accept unsolicited applications for funding.
If after reviewing our website, you have determined that your organisation and its programmes closely match our mission and funding priorities, we would be happy to learn more about your work. You may submit a Letter of Introduction. Please view your Letter of Introduction as an opportunity to inform Porticus about your organisation and the work you are doing. It will not be not considered a formal request for funding.
Prior to submitting a Letter of Introduction, please review the list of organisations and projects that Porticus will not consider for funding.
Organisations whose applications are selected for a grant must sign a grant agreement and provide banking details so that a wire transfer can be issued.