How to Submit a Grant Application

Grant applications may be mailed or sent via e-mail and must include:
  1. A short, one-page cover letter signed by an authorized agent.
    (Public and private schools: this letter must be signed by the school principal.)
  2. A proposal narrative of three pages or less with the following information:
    • Legal name of the organization, employer identification number (EIN), address (no post office boxes), telephone number, and name, title and e-mail address of contact person.
    • Amount of request and name of program.
    • History of the organization and its mission.
    • Description of current programs, activities and accomplishments.
    • Statement of need including description of target population and issue(s) to be addressed.
    • Description of the program, how it meets the needs listed above and its geographical reach.
    • Program's goals, objectives and tactics.
    • Timeline for implementation.
    • List of other collaborative agencies and their role in the program to be funded.
    • Expected results of the program, and the tools and methods used to measure success.
  3. Current organization and program budgets.
  4. Canadian organizations must also include their most recent annual information return and Canada Customs and Revenue Agency business number if applicable. Other information may be requested after initial review of a Canadian organization's grant application.

Please do not:

  • Send CDs, DVDs, annual reports, photos, brochures or other documents not listed above.
  • Bind or staple your application, or mail it in a folder.
  • Include a table of contents or dividers.
  • Attach other financial statements or tax returns unless the application is for a Canadian organization.
Send your grant application to:

Kinder Morgan Foundation
1001 Louisiana St.
Houston, TX 77002

Contact us for more information:
(713) 420-4792