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. The minimum amount to start a separate fund is $10, 000. Consecutive annual donations via our membership program is another way to establish a fund. When those donations come to $10,000, 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 February 1 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.