How do I know if my organization is eligible to apply for a grant?
You must be a public 501(c)3 organization, a non-profit foundation, educational or government entity.
When do I need to submit my application?
Applications for grants over $25,000 must be submitted prior to the March 1st or Sept. 1st deadline. If your request is for less than $25,000 you can submit it at any time, please allow about 60-90 days for review and final determination.
Which part of the application should I fill out?
If you are requesting less than $25,000, you may only be required to submit the GRANT APPLICATION.
If you are requesting more than $25,000, you may be required to submit a proposal for review.
Can I submit an electronic copy of the grant application?
Yes, you can submit an electronic copy of the application. We do require that a signed & dated copy of the application be submitted before it is presented to the board for review.
Can foreign nonprofit organizations qualify to apply for a grant?
Will any original documentation submitted with the grant application be returned?
No. We keep all documentation (news articles, photographs, etc.) submitted with the application.