The grant period is January – December 2020.  Proposals should correspond to this timeframe.  If the proposed work extends outside the grant period, the proposed budget summary and narrative should be limited to the specific activities which will occur within the grant period.

Please note the following important decision-making dates and deadlines relative to the Foundation’s 2020 Community Grant Program:

  • Grant Inquiry Application Available Online: August 12, 2019
  • Grant Inquiry Application Due: September 16, 2019 by 5:00pm
  • Notifications Regarding Grant Inquiry Applications: October 21, 2019 by 5:00pm
  • Full Grant Proposal Due: November 7, 2019 by 5:00pm
  • LCF Due Diligence (Questions, Information Gathering, Site Visits): November 2019
  • Grant Review Committee Meetings: Fall 2019 and December 2019
  • Award Notification & Grant Payment: January 2020
  • Interim Community Conversations: June-July 2020 (scheduled in May 2020)
  • Final Grant Report Deadline: December 31, 2020 by 5:00pm