NOTICE: Due to the large volume of inquiries received, our Public Request for Inquiries for Environmental Nonprofits is NOW CLOSED.
The Higher Education Grants Request for Inquiries is now CLOSED.
Interested in Applying for a Gray Notes™ Grant? Read this First.
To begin the grant application process, please download and thoroughly review the foundation’s grant requirement guidelines.
- Please read the entire document. Our grant review process is thorough and comprehensive, and the information in it will help you better understand our approach to grant making.
- Please make sure that your proposed project meets our funding guidelines as outlined in the grant requirement guidelines before you apply. Once you have completed both of these steps, you are ready to submit an online grant inquiry.
The Ray C. Anderson Foundation was created in honor of the late Ray C. Anderson, founder of Interface, Inc. and pioneer for the environment.
The Foundation is promoting Ray's legacy through its inspiration and funding of innovative, educational and project-based initiatives that advance the revolution in sustainable production and consumption.
We award grants in two categories:
- Grants to Environmental Initiatives and Nonprofits - NOW CLOSED
- Grants to Higher Education Research Programs (by invitation only).
NOW CLOSED FOR 2013
About the Foundation
The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to create a brighter, sustainable world through the funding of innovative projects that promote and advance the concepts of sustainable production and consumption.
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