How to Apply
The Foundation solicits new project ideas through a preliminary review process. Grants are approved once a year in the spring.
Applicants must wait three years from approval of their most recent grant before applying again. Applicants that are not funded also must wait three years before re-applying.
Based on recent history, in a typical year, the Foundation:
Application Process and Forms
The Foundation solicits new project ideas through a preliminary review process. Please contact Jamie Markle no later than March 14 at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your idea and request access to the Preliminary Application Form.
Applications are due by 9:00 PM EST on April 15 and are reviewed by the board in May. Applicants approved for funding will be notified by June 15.
The Foundation uses an online grant application process, organizations approved to submit an application will receive a link and instructions for the online application process.
Funding decisions will be announced by June 15 with payment by July 15. Note: If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will be the next business day.
After Grants are Awarded:
Progress and Final Reports
A two-page report on the progress of the program or project, and details on the how the grant funds were spent, is due by October 1 of the year following the grant award. The report should restate the objectives of the grant and clearly document how the grant goals were met, what your organization learned from the grant, and what obstacles or challenges you faced during the grant period. In addition, the project budget and actual income/expenses must be attached. An email reminder and report template will be sent to you 60 days prior to the due date.
|March 14:||Deadline to Request Application Access|
|March 15:||Application Opens|
|April 15:||Application Deadline|
|June 15:||Grant Award Notifications Sent|
|July 15:||Grant Payments Issued|
|October 1:||Previous Year’s Progress Reports Due|