Apply for a Grant

HOW TO APPLY

Richard S. Shineman Foundation makes it easy for you to apply for a grant online. Please read the instructions below before beginning an application. All grant applications are made online.

STEP I: REVIEW ELIGIBILITY, GUIDELINES & DEADLINES

Organizations seeking grants or wishing to explore possible projects must contact us to set up a meeting with our Executive Director to discuss your organization and grant proposal prior to applying. PLEASE NOTE: An organization cannot submit a new application until a prior project is completed and reported on.

2017 Deadlines:

  • Round 1:  5:00 p.m. February 10, 2017
  • Round 2:  5:00 p.m. June 2, 2017
  • Round 3:  5:00 p.m. September 22, 2017

STEP 2: CREATE AN ACCOUNT

Prior to registering through our online grants management system, please review our grant policies.

Select one login email address/password to be used for all your submissions.

To view applicant word tutorial on how to register Click Here.  For the video version Click Here.

STEP 3: COMPLETE THE ONLINE GRANT APPLICATION

To view applicant word tutorial on completing an application Click Here.

STEP 4: THE SHINEMAN FOUNDATION WILL REVIEW YOUR APPLICATION

Your grant application and funding request are reviewed by the Foundation's Executive Director. During this process, our staff may contact you for more information. Two weeks before the board meeting, the Executive Director will assign your application to the Board of Directors for review.

STEP 5: FINAL GRANT DECISIONS ARE MADE

Decisions are typically made within 6-7 weeks after the application deadline, at the next scheduled Board Meeting.

2017 Board Meetings:

  • Round 1:  March 23, 2017
  • Round 2:  July 20, 2017
  • Round 3:  November 2, 2017

 

 

Start Your Grant Application