Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Do you accept unsolicited proposals?
A: Yes. Please complete our eligibility quiz first to determine if your organization meets our criteria to be considered for a grant.
Q: Is there a timeline for submitting proposals?
A: No. We accept proposals on a rolling basis.
Q: How does my organization apply for a grant?
A: Please visit our page on applying for a grant for instructions.
Q: What types of grants are awarded?
A: We award grants for general operating expenses, project expenses, and capital projects.
Q: How soon after submitting a proposal can we expect a decision regarding our request?
A: Our board meets monthly to review requests. Generally, a request will be issued an award/denial within 6-8 weeks of submission depending on the nature and scope of the project. If your request is time sensitive, please let us know in your proposal.
Q: Do you conduct site visits?
A: Depending on the size and nature of the request, we may ask to conduct a site visit, especially if this is your organization's first time applying for a grant from the foundation. If this is the case, we will contact your organization to set up a convenient time.
Q: Do you issue more than one grant to an organization per year?
A: Typically, we will only accept one grant request from an organization in a calendar year.
Q: Can our organization apply for a grant in consecutive years?
A: Yes, your organization is welcome to apply for a grant every year, however we do not make multi-year commitments.
Q: How can our organization contact the foundation with any other questions we may have?
A: Please feel free to call our offices from 9:00AM to 5:00PM Monday thru Thursday to speak with one of our staff members. Questions may also be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.