Here is a guide to help organizations time their process.
Determination Month (Third Thursday)
will be accepted until midnight on the due date. If applications
are incomplete they will not be considered for funding.
Contact with members of the board of Directors, prior to formal
submission, is discouraged. If additional information is required
during the review process, applicants will be contacted.
One grant application per organization may be submitted within
a 12 month period. Applicants will be notified directly should
there be any exception.
history of your organization
Break-down of number of clients served within each of
the Foundation's zip codes (click here
Expected community impact (outcomes)
Budget - organizational and program (if necessary)
IRS determination letter
List of officers and directors
Indicate what percentage of your Board participates in
Most recent audited financials
Most recent 990
Latest Strategic/Business plan (if available)
Final Report - If you received an award last year, the
online system will not allow you to reapply until you have completed
the short year-end report.
Once proposals are received, an email confirmation will be
sent. Those meeting the criteria are then subject to further study
and investigation by the grants committee. This may include site
visits, meetings in the Foundation's office, and/or a request
for further information.
of grants are expected to comply with all the conditions set forth
in the grant award letter. These will include the need for a press
release, timely program reports and detailed measureable outcomes.
Reports are also encouraged to be submitted via email: firstname.lastname@example.org