Step 1: Eligibility & Timelines

If your project aligns with one of the three focus areas described in What We Fund, and you wish to apply for a Responsive Grant, your first step is to review the material on this page. Be sure your organization and project meet the eligibility requirements and that you can work within the grant cycle timelines.

Eligibility Requirements

Grant awards are available for a 12-month period. Future grant applications will not be considered until the 12-month grant period is completed and the final status report has been received and approved by our staff.

Any applicant organization must:

Grant Cycles and Timelines

The foundation has two grant cycles—Spring and Fall.

Spring Cycle

February 1 is the deadline for online submittal of an application. The grant period starts May 1 and ends on April 30 of the following year.

Fall Cycle

August 1 is the deadline for online submittal of an application. The grant period starts November 1 and ends on October 31 of the following year.

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