Application Process

Please note we do not accept unsolicited requests for over $100,000
Applications are reviewed once a year.

  • Grant applications are available online
  • For returning users, please CLICK HERE TO ACCESS YOUR ACCOUNT   This ACCOUNT ACCESS link is only to view saved/in-progress applications.
  • Grant Application Accepted:  February 1st – April 30th
  • Grant Review:  May 1st – June 30th
  • Award Notifications:  July 1st – July 31st
  • Grant Period:  August 1, 2021 – August 1, 2022
  • End-of-Year Reporting Due:  September 2022

*If we receive a satisfactory end of year report, you will be eligible to apply for a new grant the following year, during the next open cycle.

Please note these dates are subject to change.

We encourage you to apply well before the deadline date to allow our department ample time to conduct our due diligence. Applications received after June 30th will be declined.

Requests that are incomplete and/or require additional information may be pushed to the following year if our department requires more time.

Due to the volume of requests received and to allow adequate review time for each application, please be aware that our staff is not able to answer questions regarding your proposal status. Once your request has been assigned, your assigned Program Officer will reach out to coordinate follow up information we may need. We thank you for your patience.

  • Applications must be submitted online through our website. A letter of inquiry is not required. Fax, email or postal mail requests will not be considered. Please contact us if you have technical difficulties or special circumstances with your application.
  • Once you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation email. Please print a copy of your proposal to keep for your records.