Does the Foundation require Letters of Recommendation for my project?

The Foundation does NOT ask for Letters of Recommendation or a list of referees to accompany the proposal. The application is evaluated on its own merit. Please do NOT send any recommendations to the Foundation, they will not alter the outcome of your application.

Is my Grant or Fellowship taxable?

Below is information on US tax issues and the Foundation's tax reporting requirements.  Please note that Wenner-Gren Foundation grants and fellowships are "non-service" payments and do not represent compensation for past, present, or future services.

I. Non-US Persons

What projects are normally NOT funded by the Foundation?

Requests for translation, photography and filmmaking (not related to an academic research project), publication assistance, and support for institutions or non-governmental (NGO) projects lie outside of the Foundation's remit and are not considered for funding.

Please also note the following:

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