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Application Process and Timeline

Cycle 1 includes Passion Grants and John J. Snyder Fund, and Equity & Inclusion Program.
Cycle 2 includes CBO Capacity Building Grants, CBO-Business Program, and Baldwin Leadership Program.

Clean Water Fund has its own process and timeline.

Partnership Program has its own process and timeline.

Cycle 1

Application Process

1. Complete the Letter of Intent (LOI) in the grant portal by May 12, 2021. An LOI will provide: 1) basic organizational information, and 2) a brief description of a project concept.

2. After Community Foundation staff approve an LOI, we will provide access to the full application through the same grant portal.

3. Complete the application by final deadline, May 19, 2021.

 

Application Timeline

March 3

Application Opens

April 21

Draft applications due for staff feedback (optional).

*Drafts saved but not submitted will NOT be considered for feedback.

May 12

LOI Deadline
For applications submitted for staff feedback, on or before this date, we will return your application back to “draft” status with comments included and you can make any final revisions.

May 19

Final Applications Due @ 11:59 pm

 

Grant Timeline

Award Notification (Yes or No): July 22, 2021 by 5:00 pm

Funding Period: July 22, 2021 – July 22, 2022

 

Grant Partners Timeline & Reporting

 

Passion Grants and John J. Snyder Fund

Grant Overview: September 8, 2021 (3:30 pm – 4:30 pm)

Completion report: Due August 31, 2022

Celebration: September 23, 2022

 

CBO Equity & Inclusion Program

Grant Overview: August 4, 2021 (10:00 am – 11:00 am)

2021 Workshops: September 1, October 6, November 3, December 1 (11:00 am – 1:30 pm)

2022 Workshops: January 5, February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4 (11:00 am – 1:30 pm)

Completion report: Due August 31, 2022

 

*Workshop attendance is required for Equity & Inclusion Program. Failure to maintain grant requirements may affect your ability to apply for future grants.

Cycle 2

Application Process

1. Complete the Letter of Intent (LOI) in the grant portal by July 14, 2021. An LOI will provide: 1) basic organizational information, and 2) a brief description of a project concept.

2. After Community Foundation staff approve an LOI, we will provide access to the full application through the same grant portal.

3. Complete the application by final deadline, July 21, 2021.

 

Application Timeline

March 3

Application Opens

June 23

Draft applications due for staff feedback (optional).

*Drafts saved but not submitted will NOT be considered for feedback.

July 14

LOI Deadline
For applications submitted for staff feedback, on or before this date, we will return your application back to “draft” status with comments included and you can make any final revisions.

July 21

Final Applications Due @ 11:59 pm

 

Grant Partners Timeline & Reporting

 

Capacity Building Program

Award Notification (Yes or No): September 16, 2021 by 5:00 pm

Funding Period: September 16, 2021 – September 16, 2022

Grant Overview: October 13, 2021 (2:30 pm – 3:30 pm)

Completion report: Due October 31, 2022

 

CBO & Business Partnership Program

Award Notification (Yes or No): September 16, 2021 by 5:00 pm

Funding Period: September 16, 2021 – September 16, 2022

Grant Overview: October 13, 2021 (2:30 pm – 4:30 pm)

2022 Workshops: January 11, March 8, May 10, August 9

Completion report: Due October 31, 2022

 

Baldwin Leadership Program

Award Notification (Yes or No): September 16, 2021 by 5:00 pm

Funding Period: September 16, 2021 – September 15, 2023

Grant Overview: October 28, 2021 (2:30 pm – 3:30 pm)

2021 Workshops: December 6

2022 Workshops: January 10, February 7, March 7,  April 4, May 2, June 6, July 11, August 1, September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5

2023 Workshops: January 9, February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1

Completion report: Due September 29, 2023

 

*Workshop attendance is required for all Cycle 2 programs. Failure to maintain grant requirements may affect your ability to apply for future grants.

Clean Water Fund

APPLICATION PROCESS

1. Contact Allyson Gibson at [email protected] to get the access code.

2. Use the code to access the application on the Community Foundation portal, found at www.LancFound.org/grants.

3. Complete the application by July 26, 2020.

APPLICATION TIMELINE

June 23

Draft applications due for staff feedback (optional).

*Drafts saved but not submitted will NOT be considered for feedback.

July 14

For applications submitted for staff feedback, on or before this date, we will return your application back to “draft” status with comments included and you can make any final revisions.

July 26

Final Applications Due @ 11:59 pm

 

GRANT TIMELINE

Award Notification (Yes or No): September 16, 2021 by 5:00 pm

Funding Period: September 15, 2021 – September 15, 2022

 

GRANT PARTNERS TIMELINE & REPORTING

Status Report: Due March 15, 2022

Completion Report: Due October 30, 2022

Partnership Program

Application Process

Applicants must have a conversation with Dave Koser at 397-1629 ext. 112
prior to submitting an application. If your organization is eligible, you will receive an access code. Go to
www.LancFound.org/grants, login or register as a Grant Applicant and enter the access code to begin
the application process.

Application Timeline

Applications Open: 

March 3

Staff Feedback on Application Drafts

For this program, applications will be accepted at any time until December 1,
2021, or until available funding is exhausted.

Application Deadline

For this program, applications will be accepted at any time until December 1,
2021, or until available funding is exhausted.

Grant Partners Timeline & Reporting

Award Notification: By phone or email (yes or no). Decisions are typically reached within 4-6 weeks of application submission.

Funding Period: Typically grants last for one year, but we would consider a longer duration for special circumstances.

Completion Report: Typically due one month after grant completion. Invoices for expenses of $500 and over are required. Reports are to be completed using the grant portal on Lancfound.org/grants. 

Eligibility Requirements

Before starting an application for any grant, review our general eligibility requirements.

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Start a Letter of Intent (LOI) and complete an application for any of these grants by their deadlines.

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