Frequently Asked Questions

Festival of Children Foundation’s mission is to improve the lives of children by strengthening the charities that serve them.
Yes. 100% of our administrative costs are covered by committed funding, allowing donations to go further in direct support of programs and services that improve the lives of children.
Festival of Children Foundation is a public charity. This means that we receive contributions from a wide variety of public sources, and actively function in a supporting relationship to hundreds of other nonprofit organizations.

Presently we serve over 480 member charities across the United States who are diverse in mission, thought, geography and size. Yet they all share a common goal – to improve the lives of children. To increase collaboration, simplicity and functionality, our member organizations are organized into five categories: Arts & Culture, Environmental Education & Awareness, Education & Development, Health & Wellness, and Social Services.

Nothing. Membership, along with the programs and services we provide, are available at no cost to eligible children’s charities.
If your organization is interested in joining our network of children’s charities across the country, please review our qualifications for membership to make sure you meet the criteria. You may apply online. Once received, your application will be screened and you will be notified if you have been accepted or not. Festival of Children Foundation reserves the right to accept or deny membership to any organization as it sees fit.
Grants are offered throughout the year on an invitation-only basis, as well as participation in our signature fundraiser, The Carousel of Possible Dreams.
Once you have submitted your online application and the requested materials to Festival of Children Foundation, we will notify you of your acceptance pending your eligibility for membership. You will then have immediate access to the programs and services we provide and we will continue to keep you informed of how you can take advantage of these.
There are so many ways to get involved with Festival of Children Foundation. If you wish to contribute financially, please remember that 100% of your tax-deductible donation will go directly toward improving the lives of children. We accept volunteers on an ongoing basis, and have plenty of opportunities for you or your company to assist us, or one of our member groups. Please contact Tanya Stephens at
The work we do for children’s charities would not be possible without the help and support of individuals and businesses. There are several opportunities for corporate involvement with Festival of Children Foundation, including corporate sponsorships that increase the visibility of your company, corporate partnership programs that directly benefit children’s charities, and partnership marketing programs that can achieve both. Please learn more about how your company can get involved in our mission by contacting Cassady Taylor at We look forward to working with you.

We are not hiring at this time. If you are interested in working with one of our 480 charities across the country, you may learn more about their career opportunities by contacting these organizations directly or visiting their websites.

We could not complete our work without the help of wonderful volunteers who dedicate their time to improving children’s lives. Please contact Tanya Stephens at to learn more.