Application Details

We’ve already approved our grant funding for 2022 and have temporarily paused our typical grantmaking process until 2023. Click here for 2023 deadlines and stay tuned for updates about the application and evaluation process.

New to The Trust? Please complete this brief survey to help us determine how you might fit within our grantmaking priorities.  A member of our team will reach out to you after we receive your response.

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2023 Application Timelines


Strengthening Democracy

Thriving Communities

Resilient Families


December 1-31 (invitational)

March 1-31

June 1-30






Upon Invitation




April 1, 2023

July 1, 2023

October 1, 2023

Online Application Overview

Employer Identification Number:
To start the application, please provide your organization’s Employer Identification Number. Sample: 39-1234567

Proposals are submitted via our secure online application process. Please only include materials requested by The Trust. Applicants must have a completed profile on GivingMatters™ by the deadline.

Online Application Features

  • Applying: All applications must be submitted via our secure online application process. Please review our eligibility criteria before applying
  • User Log-In: Create a password, with your email address as a username. If you are applying on behalf of more than one organization, please use separate email addresses for each organization. We will not share your email address with any other organization.
  • Email Confirmation: Your email will be used to confirm that we received your application.
  • Start Now, Finish Later: Your username and password will let you save an in-process application for up to 120 days. As long as you access and change your application at least once every 120 days, the saved application will remain in your file.

Need Help?

Not sure which grant applies to you? Check out Our Eligibility Criteria page to learn more.

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Still have questions?

Visit our FAQ Page to learn more about the application process, eligibility requirements, deadlines and more.

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Beyond Grantmaking

Interested in our other programs, retreats, or internship opportunities? Visit our Beyond Grantmaking page to learn more.

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