Eligibility/Exclusions for The Boeing Company Corporate Grants

Eligibility: U.S. Grant Seekers

  • Your nonprofit must be a U.S.-based IRS 501(c)(3) qualified charitable or educational organization or an accredited K-12 educational institution to apply for a Boeing Company Charitable or Employees Community Fund grant.
  • U.S. organizations will need a 501(c)(3)-qualified tax ID number or NCES (K-12 schools/districts) ID number to apply. Individual K-12 schools need to provide both their NCES district ID number (seven digits) and school ID number (five digits).
  • Most public U.S. universities or colleges will need to apply using the tax ID number for their 501(c)(3) charitable foundation or development office. Search for K-12 NCES ID
  • It is strongly advised to check local grant-making guidelines before you submit a grant request.

Eligibility: International Grant Seekers

  • Only nonprofit, non-governmental charitable organizations and educational institutions are eligible for Boeing Company Charitable grants. Your organization must include a copy of the government charity license, registration or other official evidence of tax-exempt charitable status and include the name of the issuing government body, registrar or bureau. Other documentation also may be required, such as a constitution or governing documents.
  • It is strongly advised to check local grant-making guidelines (where available) before you submit a grant request.



  • An individual person or family
  • Adoption services
  • Political candidates or organizations; if you are seeking this type of support, please contact your local Boeing State & Local Government Relations office
  • Religious activities, in whole or in part, for the purpose of furthering religious doctrine; faith-based organizations must provide services to all clients regardless of denomination
  • Memorials and endowments
  • Travel expenses
  • Nonprofit- and school-sponsored walk-a-thons, athletic events and athletic group sponsorships other than Special Olympics
  • Door prizes or raffles
  • U.S. hospitals and medical research
  • School-affiliated orchestras, bands, choirs, trips, athletic teams, drama groups, yearbooks and class parties
  • General operating expenses for programs within the United States
  • Organizations that do not follow our application procedures
  • Follow-on applications from past grantees that have not met our reporting requirements or satisfactorily completed the terms of past grants
  • Fundraising events, annual funds, galas and other special-event fundraising activities
  • Advertising, T-shirts, giveaways and promotional items
  • Documentary films, books, etc.
  • Debt reduction
  • Dissertations and student research projects
  • Loans, scholarships, fellowships and grants to individuals
  • For-profit businesses
  • Gifts, honoraria, gratuities
  • Capital improvements to rental properties