Grant Guidelines

The SAGES Education & Research Foundation is now accepting applications for grants projects for the 2016 year.  We awards grants to 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(6) organizations that seek support for programs or projects that align with our mission, goals, or objectives. Grants are given on a competitive basis by submission of a grant application and proposal. Currently, grants are awarded for a one-year period only. Those seeking multi-year funding must reapply each year.

Availability of Grants: An expected total of $300,000 to $450,000 will be allocated in 2014-2015. The SAGES Foundation will consider grant requests between $1,000 to $60,000.

Deadline: Grants must be submitted (not postmarked) by September 8, 2015 to . The grant will be reviewed in October and notification of approvals will occur in November or December.

Application: Grant applicants must structure their proposal as described in the application guidelines. Completed applications must be submitted to by September 8, 2015.

Click here to download the application for non-SAGES applicants

Click here to download the application for SAGES members

Evaluation of Applications: Applications are reviewed by the SAGES Foundation’s Grant Review Committee and approved by the Board of Directors. Analysis of applications includes a determination of whether a request meets the basic funding criteria of the SAGES Foundation, including consistency with its programmatic goals, objectives, and priorities; clearly articulated pathways to achieving results; and the potential for measurable impact. A request for additional information may be required after application submission. Please note that due to the volume of applications, the SAGES Foundation is unable to fund all requests submitted for consideration.

For more information, please call the SAGES Foundation office at 310-437-0544 ext 117 or email