Office of Research

Community Service Grants 2014

The Herbert W Hoover Foundation takes a leadership role in funding unique opportunities that provide solutions to issues related to the Community, Education, and the Environment. The Herbert W. Hoover Foundation focuses on issues related to Community, Education, and Environment.


The Foundation generally does not fund:

1. Annual Campaigns
2. Capital Campaigns
3. Endowments
4. Fundraisers
5. Pass-through (Umbrella) Organizations
6. Reimbursement Funding
7. Start-up Organizations


Examples of grantees are here:

Application Instructions

Please submit a two-page letter of intent with a list of all anticipated investigators, description of proposed aims and approach, Biosketch of the PI, and a letter of support from the Dean or Chair to by 5:00 PM Thursday, December 5, 2013. This letter of support signifies that the Dean or Chair have ensured that the nominee and application are likely to be of sufficient quality to be competitive nationally. A required letter of intent is due sponsor on 1/31/14, if given the go ahead by the Proposal Review Committee. The Foundation will accept full applications by invitation only, pending their review of the LOI.

Opportunity Details

Program web page

Program Announcement No.


12/05/2013 UW Internal Deadline Closed
01/31/2014 Sponsor Deadline

Herbert W. Hoover Foundation

Maximum Number of Applications


Eligible groups
  • All campus

Inquiries and Contact Information

Investigators who identify a grant, award or fellowship program that restricts the number of applications that can be submitted from an Institution should immediately contact their Chairperson, Associate Dean for Research (or Dean, if no ADR) and the Office of Research (see below) if they intend to prepare a response. Failure to do so, or to meet the deadlines for submission of pre-proposal, will preclude submission of the application through the Office of Sponsored Programs.

For general inquiries, or to request a listing of a limited submission opportunity that should be but is not already listed, please email us at