What We Support

In all of its grant making, the Foundation seeks to support organizations with: strong staff and board leadership; Effective financial management; A commitment to working in partnership with other nonprofits, government, and business; and an understanding of the interconnectedness of the challenges facing people who are economically vulnerable and the ability to address those challenges in a holistic way.

Focus Areas

  • Combat hunger and promote nutritional wellness through food related initiatives
  • Workforce Development
  • Education and training
  • Honor our veterans and their families by supporting programs that meet their needs for food, shelter, medical care, and job training and placement

Grant Process

Grants decisions are made multiple times a year at Board of Directors meetings according to the following application deadline schedule:

  • May 15 for the June meeting
  • September 15 for the October meeting

Please submit applications electronically to HMSHostFoundationApplications@hmshost.com or by mail to the address below. 

HMSHost Foundation
6905 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20817

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