The Charley Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides support to charitable agencies addressing the critical needs of children.
Our mission is simple: to improve the quality of life of children in need. Through donations, sponsorships and fundraising events, we distribute funds to qualified non-profit organizations who share our mission to improve the lives of children. Specifically, the Charley Foundation supports agencies that provide relief in one or more of the following areas:
- Children who are victims of neglect, abuse or other crises
- Children who live with chronic or critical illness
- Children who endure poverty or homelessness
- Children who require mentoring or other proactive outreach
An entirely volunteer-driven organization, the Charley Foundation guarantees that each charitable agency we support is a non-profit, tax-exempt charity governed by volunteers. Additionally, all organizations that are funded must submit an annual independent financial audit, keep overhead and administrative expenses to a minimum and maintain a policy of non-discrimination.
The Charley Foundation is also a source for children's non-profit agencies that are in need of emergency funds to cover a particular program or expense. An agency can be awarded one emergency grant per fiscal year, provided they meet specific funding qualifications. If you are a non-profit agency that fits the above criteria and you wish to apply for a Charley Foundation grant, please click here. The Charley Foundation operates with one application deadline per year. Proposals must be post marked by September 30th in order to be considered for the giving cycle the following year. Please provide two copies of the grant application and supporting documents.