KeyBank Foundation typically reviews and decides upon grant requests each quarter through committees of officers within the organization. There are no deadlines for grant applications. Separate from grants, charitable sponsorship requests are considered as they are received.
KeyBank Foundation values organizations which embrace inclusion. KeyBank Foundation does not make grants to organizations that discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, we generally do not make the following types of grants:
- Grants outside of the following states in which we have retail operations: Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, and Washington.
- Grants to individuals.
- Grants for memberships, lobbying or political activities, advertisements, athletic teams, booster clubs and organizations outside the United States, organizations that are inconsistent with U.S. equal opportunity policies, selected organizations with Internal Revenue Code Section 509(a)(3) status.