The Rose Hills Foundation



Grant Details


The Rose Hills Foundation is a legacy of the Founders and Directors of The Rose Hills Memorial Park, which remains the largest cemetery in North America. Pursuant to the goals of its founders, Rose Hills is a legacy to be enjoyed by future generations, not only as a beautiful memorial park, but now as a Foundation created out of proceeds of its sale.

Preferrential attention will be given to organizations exhibiting the following positive factors: • A history of achievement, good management, and a stable financial condition • Programs that are self-sustaining and will not necessitate continued dependence on the Foundation • Significant programs with the promise of making a measurable impact • Programs where the Foundation's gift is matched or multiplied • Programs consistent with the Foundation’s identified areas of interest • Programs which will benefit people of Southern California • Programs which will reach the greatest number of people at the most reasonable cost • Organizations that allocate a high percentage of their operating expenses directly to their programs.

Grantmaking Approach


501(c)(3) nonprofits


Individuals Government agencies Community foundations An endowment Programs which promote religious doctrine Propagandizing, influencing legislation and/or elections, or promoting voter registration Political candidates, political campaigns, or organizations engaged in political activities Special events, including but not limited to fundraisers, galas, dinners, tournaments, conferences and expositions Medical research Hospitals/hospital foundations Organizations/programs supporting specific diseases, i.e. cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, heart disease, kidney disease, etc. Skilled living or nursing facilities, and retirement homes Elementary and middle schools (K-8), including but not limited to charter schools Capital projects for private, independent, or parochial schools (K-12) Educational foundations Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs) Community colleges California State Universities Athletic/sports leagues Organizations/programs supporting animal welfare and rescue Documentary filmmaking or television programming Grants to pass-through organizations or foundations which then provide grants or awards to sub-recipients to carry out programs or receive and redistribute donated funds Organizations under fiscal sponsorship of another 501(c)(3) organization Organizations primarily serving the San Fernando Valley, Antelope Valley, or Long Beach

Unsolicited Application

Grant Size


Funding Uses

Grantee Service Area


$10,000 - $1,000,000


Program support, operating support,

Los Angeles County

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