Apply for Funding

We are no longer accepting letters of intent (LOI’s) for the spring 2017 grants cycle. If you would like to be considered for funding during the fall 2017 grants cycle, you may submit an LOI between August 1 and September 1, 2017. 

Instructions for submission:

Step 1Download and complete a letter of intent. 

Step 2: Submit the letter of intent via e-mail to Be sure to include in the subject line: “LOI – [name of your organization]“.  Note that we accept and review these twice annually — in the spring and fall. See below for full grants calendar. 

Step 3: If invited, submit a full application. After reviewing letters of intent and conducting additional research, we will invite select organizations to submit a full proposal. We will not accept unsolicited applications.


Contact us if you have questions or need assistance.


2016-2017 Grants Calendar


September 1, 2016     Letter of Intent due
September 15, 2016   Select organizations will be invited to apply
October 7, 2016          Full application due
November 30, 2016    Grant recipients notified



March 2, 2017             Letter of Intent due
March 15, 2017           Select organizations will be invited to apply
April 7, 2017                Full application due
May 30, 2017              Grant recipients notified



We will work with each grantee to determine appropriate feedback and reporting for each grant.


Additional questions? Feel free to contact us at any time.



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