If you are interested in submitting a Grant Request to the Ronald W. Burkle Foundation, we ask that you send a letter of inquiry that will be reviewed by our staff.

All letters are reviewed on an ongoing basis and should include the following:


  • The organization’s project of service and the amount requested
  • A brief history of the organization and its current programs
  • A description of the project and personnel, the need and specific objectives to be addressed, the implementation plan and the relevance of the program to the community
  • A projected calendar of the proposed project/event
  • A budget for the requested funds. Please include along with the requested amount, an outline of its purpose
  • A copy of the organization’s IRS letter of Tax Exempt Status 501(c)(3)


Please submit letters to:

The Ronald W. Burkle Foundation
ATTN: Grant Requests
9130 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90069