What We Do Not Fund

Victoria's Secret & Co. Does Not Fund The Following:

  • Organizations that are not public charities, tax-exempt under paragraph 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code;
  • Individuals, for any purpose (e.g. scholarships, hardship assistance, field trips);
  • Political candidates, committees or organizations;
  • Athletes, teams, sporting events or tournaments of any kind (amateur, professional), including charity golf tournaments;
  • Fundraising events such as telethons or walkathons;
  • Fashion shows, beauty pageants or contestants;
  • Labor and social organizations;
  • Churches and religious or sectarian organizations, unless engaged in a significant project benefiting the entire community;
  • Non-academic educational activities such as bands, choirs, proms, after-proms, graduations, etc;
  • Organizations that spend more than 20 percent of their revenue on overhead and fundraising costs;
  • Organizations that discriminate against people because of their age, race, creed, handicap, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or national origin;
  • Staff positions for governmental agencies;
  • Requests to fund publications, audio or video productions - although we may make an exception if they serve as supporting materials to a project within our focus; and
  • Requests to support travel for groups or individuals when that is the primary reason for the proposal.