We are pleased you are considering the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations as a potential philanthropic partner in your work. Since our founding in 1952, we have awarded over 3,800 grants to 2,821 grantees totaling more than $300 million in funding to private colleges and universities, hospitals, medical schools, divinity schools, and public television.
Under our current strategic plan, the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations are pleased to support projects in the following areas:
*Environmental Engagement, Stewardship & Solutions and Palliative Care grant proposals will be considered only from designated partners. The Foundations do not accept unsolicited grant requests in these program areas.
Please be sure to review the program page for your specific project before submitting a grant proposal. The Foundations' receive hundreds of proposals in each grant cycle, and the most successful proposals often involve unique or innovative programming that will impact a broad audience and build capacity for a field. Grounded in the core belief of Arthur Vining Davis that an educated society is imperative for producing thoughtful and effective leaders, the Foundations' program staff also values proposals that highlight the broad reaching educational value of a project.