Hutton Parker Foundation will facilitate two grant cycles in 2017 and application deadlines are based on an organization’s classification. Organizations are limited to ONE Core Support application per year. Grants will be awarded as single-year grants and, if awarded, organizations are required to take a year off from funding and are eligible to re-apply for grant support after the off year has elapsed.

See below for application deadlines as they relate to an organization’s classification. Classification is based on an organization’s mission statement, not specific programs or services. Please contact Robyn Parker, Program Officer, at if you have any questions regarding your organization’s eligibility as failure to apply within the correct grant cycle will result in declination.


Designated for HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES and ARTS & CULTURE Organizations (see classifications below).

February 15 – Application Deadline
April/May — Site Visits/Interviews
June – Award Notifications

Please note Hutton Parker Foundation’s organization classifications as follows:

ARTS & CULTURE — Dance, Music (Symphony, Orchestra, Choral), Music Education, Museums, Historical Societies, Theatres

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES — Counseling Programs, Alcohol & Drug Related Programs, Rape Crisis/Domestic Violence, Medical Services, Disease Research, Senior Services, Respite Care, Food Related



Designated for CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILIES, CIVIC & COMMUNITY and EDUCATION Organizations (see classifications below)

 August 1st — Application Deadline
October/November — Site Visits/Interviews
December — Award Notifications

Please note Hutton Parker Foundation’s organization classifications as follows:

CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILIES — Youth Development, Child Care, Homeless Families, After School Programs

CIVIC & COMMUNITY — Housing, Transportation, Legal Assistance, Animal Related, Public Safety, Environmental Research, Zoos, Public Gardens

EDUCATION — Schools, Colleges & Universities, Scholarship Programs

2017 Information Sessions

Wednesday, January 18 – 11:30am (brown bag lunch)

Monday, January 30 – 9:30am

Orfalea Downtown Center – 1221 Chapala Street

RSVP to Robyn Parker at

 We encourage you to join us for an information session on Hutton Parker Foundation’s 2017 core support guidelines and application procedures. Feel free to contact Robyn Parker, Program Officer, at with any questions prior to submission.


General Instructions

All applications must be submitted through Hutton Parker Foundation’s online grantee portal. You must create an account, or use a previously established account, to access the online system.

The online process is designed so that you can stop and save your work at any time and return to the application as many times as needed prior to submission. Please note that the website link used to access a saved application is different from the link you use to start a new application. The link to begin

When returning to a saved application, after signing on, you will see a list of any applications that are “in process” and any that have been previously submitted.

Note: you may complete your responses in a Word document and cut and paste the narrative into the online form. When doing this, please make sure to double check your word limits.


Failure to use these templates may result in a declined application.

Board of Directors
Organization Balance Sheet
Organization Financial Summary

General Inquiries to the Foundation staff are welcome. Given the large number of requests, it is difficult to schedule in-person meetings so phone calls and email inquiries are preferred. We ask that nonprofits refrain from contacting individual members of our Board of Directors and Grant Selection Committee.