The Mattera Foundation Streamlines Online Grant Application Process The Mattera Foundation, a charitable organization based in South Florida, recently unveiled a new website utility to help philanthropists and nonprofit organizations apply for grants. During the online grant application process, users must submit a detailed proposal of their cause, a proposed budget and timeline, and any related documentation in support of the application. According to founder and local private equity specialist John Mattera, “Our new website tool is an easy way for organizations and individuals to directly connect with us, tell their stories, and pursue funding.” Mattera hopes that organizations across South Florida will use the new grant application tool to contact The Mattera Foundation and secure funding for their causes. Under the leadership of John Mattera and his wife Dr. Lan Phan Mattera, The Mattera Foundation supports a wide range of local causes across the greater South Florida area. By bringing together caring people, The Mattera Foundation sets out to reinvest in local communities and ensure quality stewardship of donor funds. The Mattera Foundation has invested in a variety of projects throughout its history, including research for chronic kidney disease, financial support for education, and special needs for children. To learn more about The Mattera Foundation, visit the website at www.thematterafoundation.org. About John Mattera Aside from his work with The Mattera Foundation, John Mattera serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Mattera Reserve, Inc. As the leader of the global private equity firm, Mattera oversees the company’s investments in more than 20 countries and supports some of the world’s most talented entrepreneurs in their business endeavors. Mattera also functions as the Chairman of the Board of Xen IX Capital, LTD, an investment firm specializing in related debt and lending products, private equity, and venture capital.