AMI/USF awards grants to organizations that
- either qualify as US IRS 501(c)(3) organizations for US tax purposes, or
- non-US organizations whose activities and purposes are equivalent to one or more of the exempt purposes required of such 501(c)(3) organizations. To help those intending to apply for a grant to understand what these purposes are, the following text is from the US IRS website defining the phrase "exempt purposes."
- The grant committee will seek to understand the profit/non-profit standing of any organization seeking funding as defined by the country of origin. Those organizations that are the equivalent of a non-profit will be considered further,
- For the grant committee to consider any application, the organization must also fulfill the AMI/USF mission and vision