Grant applications are accepted on an ongoing basis throughout the year, and the review process can take a few months. Organizations applying for funding must be classified as tax-exempt 501(c)3. Most grants are approved for a three-year period, and indirect costs of up to 10% will be considered. Prior to submitting a full grant request, you can send a letter of inquiry with an overview of your project proposal for feedback on fundability.

Grant proposals should include the following information:

  • Background of the organization
  • Exact legal name of 501(c)3
  • Project title
  • Brief proposal abstract up to 150 words (for our website)
  • Project description Plan for project evaluation
  • Sustainability of the project beyond grant period
  • Case summaries (if appropriate)
  • Project staff
  • Project budget
  • Other committed or solicited funding sources

Grant applications should be submitted both by email and by mail.