*Please note that the Activation Fund and Synergy Initiative are currently CLOSED to new applicants.
Potential applicants should:
All letters of intent are reviewed by the Distribution Committee and the Board of the Foundation. Those invited by the Board to submit an application are notified by staff and are encouraged to work with staff in completing their grant application.
The entire process takes approximately six months -- from the initial contact with staff through the Board's funding decision.
- The initial contact is one month before the letter of intent deadline
- The review of the letters of intent takes about two months
- The application process takes about six weeks
- The review of the applications and funding decisions takes another month
Please review the Foundation's grantmaking deadlines, key factors that influence grantmaking, and funding exclusions.