Applying for a Grant

Proposals must be submitted online and are due by 5:00 pm on the dates listed below.  


Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Complete applications will be acknowledged in writing. 


2019-2020 Application Deadlines

Spring Quarter 2020:             December 19, 2019
Summer Quarter 2020:         March 20, 2020
Fall Quarter 2020:                  June 17, 2020
Winter Quarter 2020:             September 18, 2020


Site visits or interviews may be scheduled if the Fund's staff require additional information. Written notification of Board actions will be mailed within three weeks of each Quarterly Meeting. A grant letter will outline the terms of the grant, and, if necessary, a payment schedule. The Fund requires grantees to report on the outcomes; future applications will not be accepted until all reporting requirements are met to the satisfaction of the Fund.

Renewal Grant Requests


If your organization is submitting a request for renewal funding, please upload the final report from the previous year when submitting a new proposal. 


Eligible nonprofits are required to complete the Fund's current online application. A preliminary letter of inquiry is not required prior to submitting an application.

Only those applications that meet the Fund's requirements will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or returned. Complete applications will be acknowledged in writing.

The following attachments must be included: 

  • IRS 501 (c)(3) Determination Letter 

  • List of Officers and Board Members

  • Latest Annual Report - if available

  • Audited Financial Statement for the most recent fiscal year if the agency is required to have one

  • Current year budgets with both projected income and expenses for your organization and for the program/project, if applicable 

  • Projected budgets of income and expenditures for the fiscal year in which grant funds would be expended for your organization and program/projects, if applicable

Please contact our office with any questions about our online system, guidelines, or application procedures. 


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