Letter of Introduction

We at the Robert B. McMillen Foundation pride ourselves on researching and connecting with organizations that most closely match our mission and vision. As such, we do not accept unsolicited proposals. However, if you’ve thoroughly reviewed our website, determined that your organization meets the basic eligibility criteria, and feel your organization would be a good match for the Foundation then we’d be happy to hear from you.

Please complete the letter of introduction by clicking on the link below. The Foundation receives many letters of introduction; you will therefore not receive a personal response. The information submitted will be reviewed by a staff member of the Foundation to determine whether or not your organization is a good match for our funding priorities. All organizations will be notified of the outcome of the review and next steps where appropriate.

January 1, 2024 Update:

In the summer of 2023, the Robert B. McMillen Foundation office relocated from Ellensburg, WA to Tucson, AZ. To add even more excitement, with the arrival of the new year, the Foundation celebrates 20 years in business!

As we settle into our new hometown and consider this huge milestone for our organization, it seems the perfect time to pause and reflect. To do this work, the Foundation will be temporarily pausing all of its grant making programs for 2024. This will be an invaluable break from regular programming to give us an opportunity to connect with both artists and arts organizations in Tucson, review and improve our systems, and assess and evaluate our work overall, all to better support our grantees and the communities we serve. We plan to resume our regular grantmaking activities in 2025.

We are sharing this update to be as transparent as possible. Our goal in taking time to complete this work now is so that we position the Foundation to serve most effectively as far into the future as possible.