Grant FAQs

Frequently asked questions

How do I apply for a grant?

All grant applications much be submitted using the provided URL to the Google form. This and requested attachments or information are required in order for your application to be considered.

What if the amount we need is more or less than the grant?

If your need is less than $1,500, explain what you plan to do with the balance of the funding. If it is more than $1,500, describe your plan for obtaining the additional funds needed in order to implement your project or idea.

Can I submit more than one application for multiple ideas?

No. Only one application per entity/individual will be accepted, so make it your best proposal.

How will you decide the winner?

We will review all applications and select the finalist using a scoring rubric. In the event that more than one applicant is selected, we reserve the right to host a Zoom interview towards deciding on a final candidate. Review our Grant Application page on the website for more details regarding the Guidelines.

What if we have questions?

Please use our Contact Us form to ask any questions.

If we aren't selected, will you tell us why?

Our decisions are based on a scoring rubric per the questions in the application. The more details and specifics you provide and the more compelling your initiative towards impacting the community, the better you are likely to score. We may or may not opt to share more than this to applicants who are not chosen.

What is the timeline and deadlines?

Application deadline: 5pm Pacific Time, December 31, 2021. No exceptions.
Application review: January 2022
Announcement of winner: On or before March 2022

We reserve the right to change any or all of the above without prior notice.