Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I become a Member?

    Becoming a Member of Gilroy Foundation is easy and quick: simply fill out a membership form and submit payment either online or by mail. Please see Become a Member for more information.

  • How do I start my own Fund?

    Gilroy Foundation makes it easy for you, your family, or your organization to start a separate charitable fund with a minimum of $10,000; however, all membership gifts to the Foundation are tracked; when $10,000 in gifts are received, Gilroy Foundation will contact you about establishing your own Fund.

    See Start a Fund for more information on how to get started. 

  • How can I volunteer?

    Contact us to find out about upcoming volunteer opportunities in the local community.

  • How can I apply for a grant?

    Grant applications are available in December and January. Completed applications are due on January 31 and awarded at the Annual Meeting and Charitable Giving Presentation in April. Find more information and a link to the application on the Grants page.

  • How can I apply for a scholarship?

    See a full list of available scholarships and click on the links for information on how to apply.