We are here to assist your funding search in several ways, from providing information on requests for proposals to customized prospect research for your project.
If you need assistance with identifying foundation prospects for projects, we welcome your inquiry. Please fill out a Funding Request.
Applying for Funding
When you’re ready to begin writing your request for funding, it is critical to develop a compelling case for support. The most competitive applications specifically address the funder’s priorities. We encourage applicants to read the grant guidelines carefully and respond precisely to the information requested, in the order in which it is requested. The Foundation Relations Officer should be notified three months before a grant deadline.
Reporting and Stewardship
Stewardship is essential to building and maintaining a strong relationship with funders. Foundations may require stewardship in the form of narrative and/or financial reports. The reporting requirements and due dates are often listed in the award letter. Reports are typically due every six months or one year from the award date.
If your project receives funding, it is imperative to inform the Foundation Relations Officer within two business days. Please note that it is important to submit grant reports on time. All reports must be submitted to the Foundation Relations Officer 15 business days prior to the deadline.
Grant reports usually include the following: