First time grant requests are generally in the area of $25,000 to $50,000. W4E will consider requests for a variety of purposes, including specific programs, salaries or start-up costs. Capital, renovation and general operating funds are given only to those groups already receiving W4E support.
In general, W4E does not make grants to technical assistance providers, other funders, or individuals. W4E does not give grants to distribute propaganda, to attempt to influence legislation or the outcome of any public election or to engage in any activity that is not exclusively charitable, scientific or educational. W4E will not support organizations that discriminate against people seeking either services or employment based on race, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation or physical disability.