Grant Guidelines

Guiding Principles

The original trust document specifies the interests of the Pitts Foundation as exclusively charitable, perpetual and geographically restricted to the State of Georgia.

The document specifically directs that all eligible charities must be affiliated with the Methodist Church.

Specific Areas of Interest

  • Education
  • Children’s Homes
  • Charitable Hospitals
  • Care of the Elderly

Financial Information

  • The Foundation has assets of approximately $90,000,000.
  • The average grant size ranges from $15,000 to $100,000+.

Application Information

The deadline for grant applications is March 1.

Applications must be submitted by the deadline for consideration.

Please use our online Grant Application Form to apply for a grant.

Contact Information

Correspondence may be e-mailed to

You may also call (404) 813-9105 with additional questions.

Do not send grant requests by mail or e-mail.