What we Fund

Celebrating the inherent value of every person

The Pulte Family Charitable Foundation provides funding to non-profit, educational and religious institutions that share Judeo-Christian values and focus on aiding underserved communities.

Areas of Giving

Hunger and Thirst

Hunger and Thirst

The Foundation provides grants to organizations that run soup kitchens, food pantries and sustainable water infrastructure.

Shelter

Shelter

Education

Education

Care for Others

Care for Others

Application Process

  1. Create an account on the Grantee Portal.
  2. Submit a Letter of Inquiry to determine if the request is a good fit.
  3. If Letter of Inquiry is approved, submit a full application including a budget, staffing, and other details.
  4. Receive the Foundation’s decision on whether to grant the request.

FAQs

What are the Seven Corporal Works of Mercy?

The Seven Corporal Works of Mercy according to Catholic tradition address the physical needs of the poor. These include feeding the hungry; giving drink to the thirsty; clothing the naked; caring for captives; sheltering the homeless; visiting the sick and assisting the mourning.

What does the Pulte Family Charitable Foundation fund?

The Pulte Family Charitable Foundation makes grants and donations that advance the quality of life for the most disadvantaged members of our human family. The Foundation funds projects and programs, capital campaigns and general operating expenses for organizations that align with our mission and fall within at least one of our four areas of giving: Hunger and Thirst, Shelter, Educational Access and Care for Others. The Foundation makes grants and donations regardless of race, creed, gender or sexual preference.

What does the Pulte Family Charitable Foundation not fund?

In accordance with the Founder’s Judeo-Christian religious and moral beliefs, The Foundation will not grant monies to organizations that directly or indirectly, through their subsidiaries, support research, programming and services that disregard the inherent dignity of all persons, from which follows the right to life from conception to natural death. The Foundation also does not fund lobbying / political efforts, individuals or for-profit entities.

Does the Pulte Family Charitable Foundation make grants to individuals?

No. But the Pulte Family Charitable Foundation does provide scholarships to individuals through educational institutions. Click here to go to our partnership page with more information.

Is my organization eligible to apply for funding?

Yes, if:
*Your organization aligns with PFCF’s mission statement and giving criteria.
*Your organization maintains a current 509(a)(1) or 501(c)(3) designation from the Internal Revenue Service.
*Your organization does not support lobbying or political efforts.Your organization or fiscal sponsor is located in the United States.

How can my organization apply for Pulte Family Charitable Foundation funding?

Requests for funding are accepted throughout the year and reviewed by the Grantmaking Committee in May and November. The Foundation will make grants in June and December. Click here to learn more.

Is the Pulte Family Charitable Foundation related to Pulte Home Group?

Established through the personal generosity of the Pulte Family, the Pulte Family Charitable Foundation is wholly independent of Pulte Homes and PulteGroup, Inc.

Is the Pulte Family Charitable Foundation affiliated with The Pulte Twitter Philanthropist?

No.