The Olive Tree Foundation

Extending our gifts, talents and resources for the betterment of our community

About Us

plants growing from coins from istockThe Olive Tree Foundation, Inc. (OTF) is no longer applications for the 2017 grant-making year. OTF will accept applications for the 2018 grant-making year from Jan. 2, 2018-May 31, 2018.

We are a private, independent philanthropy with members located throughout the United States of America, each committed to being of service by extending his and her gifts, talents and resources for the betterment of our communities.

Our passions are myriad.

We believe children should not only have access to food, shelter, and clothing but also to books that teach them to dream and opportunities to help them live out those dreams. We value health; education; family; neighborhoods; and literary, arts and cultural resources.

We will carry out our mission by making distributions to support organizations that establish, maintain and make accessible educational opportunities and assist in improving their community’s health and quality of life.

The Olive Tree Foundation has been making grants to nonprofits in the United States since 1997. Please read our guidelines to see if your organization is eligible for funding. Contact us for more information.

Prior grant recipients include:



Projects for Haiti (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (New York, N.Y.)

Thornwell Home and School for Children (Clinton, S.C.)

Gleaners Food Bank (Detroit, Mich.)

Family Promise of Beaufort County (Bluffton, S.C.)

MSU Community Music School-Detroit (Detroit, Mich.)