Applying for a Grant

Applications for all competitive grants – including Teacher Mini-Grants – are only accepted through our online application system, Submittable. Please review our Grant Guidelines before starting your application.

Please note – Submittable is a new system for the Foundation starting June 2018.  All grant applicants will need to create a new account.

PLEASE NOTE – if you need to submit a final report for a grant you were awarded using the eGrant system, use this link:

Application Process

Choose a login name and password to create your user account in Submittable. Whenever possible, utilize a general email, rather than an email tied to an individual within your organization – e.g.

Application of Intent
This provides our staff with an overview of your program that allows them to determine if your project fits our grant priorities, timeline and budget. It must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the posted grant deadline. All organizations submitting an application of intent will be contacted within three business days. Following staff approval of the application of intent, you may submit your full application.

Grant Application
The last step of the process is submission of your detailed proposal, or grant application, for review by our volunteer Grant Review Committees and staff members. All final decisions are made by our Board of Trustees.

Final Grant Report
If your program is supported with a grant, you will be required to submit a final grant report to share the impact of your project.

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Application Deadlines

Spring 2019 Grant Round:
Applications of intent due February 14, 2019
Full application due February 28, 2019

Fall 2019 Grant Round:
Applications of intent due August 15, 2019
Full grant application due August 29, 2019

Grant Application Overview
Grant Application (Submittable) Detailed Instructions – Mason
Grant Application Guide (Sample Answers)

Helpful information: 

Grantee Media Kit

Past Grant Awards

View a complete listing of our previous grant awards, including the organization, project, amount and grant fund.

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Grant Guidelines

If you're wondering how to make your grant proposal better, or what organizations submit the strongest proposals, we can help.

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