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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Tent Foundation?

The Tent Foundation is mobilizing the private sector to improve the lives & livelihoods of the more than 20 million men, women & children forcibly displaced from their home countries. Founded in 2015 by Chobani founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya, Tent is a 501(c)3 organization based in New York City.

How can my organization apply for grant funding from the Tent Foundation?

Tent is not primarily a grant-making organization. While we provide a modest number of catalytic small grants, we identify these opportunities proactively and in line with Tent’s overarching strategy. Tent will not consider or review unsolicited proposals. We kindly request that you do not send proposals or letters of enquiry unless directly requested by a Tent staff member.

What types of organizations or projects does the Tent Foundation provide grants to?

Tent has provided catalytic funding to a range of organizations and projects that help refugees. Examples of previous grantees can be found here

Can my organization apply for research funding from the Tent Foundation?

Tent identifies research needs and opportunities proactively and in line with Tent's overarching strategy. Tent will not consider or review unsolicited proposals for research funding. We kindly request that you do not send proposals or letters of enquiry unless directly requested by a Tent staff member.

Does the Tent Foundation provide direct programming for refugees?

No, the Tent Foundation does not provide direct programming for refugees.

How can I become a Tent partner?

If your company is interested in making a commitment to help refugees, please see information on the Tent Partnerships for Refugees and submit an enquiry here. If you are a non-profit organization, research institution, university, or individual please note that Tent does not have formal partnerships with these types of organizations, and proactively seeks out opportunities for collaboration.

What employment opportunities are available with the Tent Foundation?

Current employment opportunities are listed at the Tent Foundation's LinkedIn page

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