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Application Process and Timeline

Cycle 1 includes Passion Grants, John J. Snyder Fund, and Equity & Inclusion Program.
Cycle 2 includes CBO Capacity Building Grants and Community Bridge Builders 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) through the grant portal by May 13, 2022. The LOI provides basic organizational information and a brief description of your project concept.

2. After Program Staff approve the LOI, we will provide access to the grant application through the same grant portal.

3. Complete the full application by final deadline, May 20, 2022.

 

Important Dates

March 3

Application Opens

April 22

Draft applications due for staff feedback (optional).

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

May 13

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 20

Final Applications Due at 11:59 pm

 

Grant Timeline

Award Notification (Yes or No): July 22, 2022 by 5:00 pm

Funding Period: July 22, 2022 – July 21, 2023

Completion report: Due August 31, 2023

 

Cohort Timelines

 

Equity & Inclusion Program

Grant Overview: August 8, 2022 (10:00 am – 11:00 am)

2022 Workshops: September, October, November, December

2023 Workshops: January, February, March, April, May

 

*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 15, 2022. The LOI provides basic organizational information and a brief description of your project concept.

 

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

3. Complete the full application by final deadline, July 22, 2022.

 

Important Dates

March 3

Application Opens

June 24

Draft applications due for staff feedback (optional).

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

July 15

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 22

Final Applications Due at 11:59 pm

 

Grant Timeline

Award Notification (Yes or No): September 22, 2022 by 5:00 pm

Funding Period: September 22, 2022 – September 22, 2023

Completion report: Due October 31, 2023

 

Cohort Timelines

 

Bridge Builders Program

Meet and Greet: October 5, 2022 at 3 pm

Community Update: January 11, 2023 at 6 pm

Impact Celebration: October 18, 2023 at 6 pm

Clean Water Fund

APPLICATION PROCESS

1. Contact Emily Smedley 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 22, 2022.

Important Dates

June 23

Draft applications due for staff feedback (optional).

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

June 24

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 22

Final Applications Due at 11:59 pm

 

GRANT TIMELINE

Award Notification (Yes or No): September 22, 2022 by 5:00 pm

Funding Period: September 22, 2022 – September 21, 2023

Completion report: Due October 31, 2023

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.

Important Dates

Applications Open: 

March 3

Staff Feedback on Application Drafts

For this program, applications will be accepted at any time until December 1,
2022, or until available funding is exhausted.

Application Deadline

For this program, applications will be accepted at any time until December 1,
2022, or until available funding is exhausted.

Grant Timeline

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.

Apply Now!

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

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