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Apply for a Grant

Grants are awarded on a quarterly basis following a review process by our Board of Directors and Grants Committee.  

Who May Apply
  • Grant applications will be accepted only from organizations that are qualified as tax exempt and charitable entities under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Your work in the community must fall into one or more of the categories called out in the Gospel of Matthew 25:35-40 i.e. shelter, hunger, thirst, stranger, sick or prison.
  • Funding will be limited to organizations located in Cleveland, Western Cuyahoga and Lorain Counties.  
  • We do not fund capital needs, endowments, grades K through 12 school programs or individuals.
  • You will be prompted to create a login and password to access our grant application portal.  
  • The first item needed for an application is a letter of intent (LOI) that explains how an identified community need will be met through the program for which funding is being requested.  
  • If your LOI is approved, you will be notified via email to continue your application in the same portal.
2021 Schedule:
Letter of intent deadlines:
  • January 27
  • April 21
  • July 28
  • October 20
Application deadlines: 
  • February 10 
  • May 5 
  • August 11 
  • November 3  
Grants Committee review meetings:
  • February 24
  • May 19
  • August 25
  • November 17
Questions? Contact Peter Schindler, Senior Program Officer at 440-360-7215 or Marcus Madison, Program Officer, Lorain County at 440-360-7370.
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