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ESA Foundation Grant Program

ESA Foundation is dedicated to supporting programs that make a difference in the lives of America's youth and seeks to harness the collective power of the interactive entertainment industry to create positive social impact in our communities. We support geographically diverse projects and programs that benefit American boys and girls of all races and religions. To date, the Foundation has raised more than $20 million for a wide variety of worthy causes. For its 2018 grant awards, the ESA Foundation is prioritizing projects that serve girls and minority youth.

The 2018 ESA Foundation Grant application is in two stages: a letter of inquiry (LOI) and a full application. The LOI stage will open Monday, May 21, 2018 and must be completed and submitted by 11:59 pm (EDT) Friday, June 22, 2018. By July 18, select applicants will be invited to submit a full application that must be completed via the online portal by 11:59 pm (EDT) Friday, August 17, 2018.