Program Deadlines

Below are important dates for nonprofits interested in funding through our multiple grantmaking programs. We strongly encourage you to attend an upcoming Orientation Session to help you understand the policies and procedures of the programs. Attendance at an orientation session is not required in order to apply for a grant.
 

An Extra Wish    

  • Spring edition: Friday, February 20, 5:00 pm 
  • Fall edition: Friday, July 10, 5:00 pm

 

Atlanta AIDS Fund *   

  • July 17: Orientation session 
  • August 28: Letter of Intent due 
  • October 13: Final Applications due (by invitation only)  
  • November 2 - 13: Site Visits 
  • Feb 2015: Grants awarded 

 

Common Good Fund  

  • March 6: Online Orientation session 
  • Noon, April 15: Letter of Intent due for Grant Funding Deadline 
  • Noon, June 5: Final Applications due (by invitation only)  
  • July 27 – August 14: Site Visits 
  • Late October: Grants awarded 

 

Clayton Local Fund

  • December 16, 2014: Online Orientation, from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm 
  • January 13 at noon: Deadline for Letter of Intent to Apply for Grant Funding
  • February 18 at noon: Final Applications due (by invitation only) 
  • March 17 – April 4: Site Visits 
  • Mid May: Grants awarded 

 

Grants to Green

Implementation  

  • December 15: Online Orientation, 9:00 am - 10:30 am 
  • January 15: Deadline for Letter of Intent to Apply for Implementation at 12:00 noon
  • February 20: Final Applications due (by invitation only) at 12:00 noon 
  • March 23 – April 3: Site Visits 
  • May 14: Organization notified and agreements mailed 

 

Assessment  

  • May 25: Online Orientation, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon 
  • June 10: Deadline for Letter of Intent to Apply for Assessment at 12:00 noon 
  • July 24: Final Applications due at noon (by invitation only) at 12:00 noon
  • August 28: Organization notified and agreements mailed 

 

Implementation  

  • TBD: Online Orientation
  • June 4: Deadline for Letter of Intent to Apply for Implementation at 12:00 noon
  • July 15: Final Applications due (by invitation only) at 12:00 noon 
  • August 12 – September 2: Site Visits 
  • October 22: Organization notified and agreements mailed

 

Managing for Excellence    

  • July 10: Orientation Session
  • August 24: Round One application deadline
  • November 9: Round Two application deadline (by invitation only)
  • January 12 - 15, 2016: Site Visits
  • Early Spring 2016: Grants awarded

 

Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund     

  • March 31, 2015: Orientation session 
  • May 6: Letter of Intent due 
  • June 26: Final Applications due (by invitation only)  
  • August 3 - 19: Site Visits 
  • Late October : Grants awarded  

 

Morgan Fund * 

  • August 12: Online Orientation session 
  • September 2: Letter of Intent due at 12:00 noon
  • October 20: Final Applications due (by invitation only)  
  • November 18 – December 10: Site Visits 
  • Feb 2016 : Grants awarded  

 

Neighborhood Fund * 

  • February 10, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Online Orientation session

 

Cycle 1

  • March 13: Application Deadline  
  • April 7 - April 21: Site Visits 
  • May 2015: Grants awarded  

 

Cycle 2

  • October 15: Application Deadline  
  • November 09 - November 19: Site Visits 
  • December 2015: Grants awarded  

 

Newton Fund *    

  • July 27: Orientation session
  • August 17: Letter of Intent due 
  • September 28: Final Applications due (by invitation only)  
  • November 2 – 13: Site Visits 
  • February 2016 : Grants awarded  

 

Nonprofit Loan Fund

  • Applications are accepted year-round 

 

Nonprofit Scholarships     

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis from February 1 to December 31  

 

Nonprofit Toolbox     

  • February 4, 2-3:30pm: Orientation session

 

Cycle 1  

  • March 6: Application Deadline 
  • Late April: Grants awarded

 

Cycle 2  

  • November 2: Application Deadline 
  • Mid December: Grants awarded  

 

Strategic Restructuring Fund     

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis from March through November.  Applications are batched for review every 6 weeks. For specific deadline dates please go to the Strategic Restructuring web page.

 

Youth Opportunity      

  • March 18 - Application deadline at 12:00 noon
  • May 15 - Grant notification

 

* Dates/deadlines subject to change. Please continue to check back for most recent information.

Highlights

Building Our Communities through Philanthropy

While many in the region know The Community Foundation for our grantmaking programs, we play a wide variety of roles in creating philanthropic solutions to our communities’ most pressing problems. These roles are as varied as the challenges our Atlanta region faces, but they each start with the premise that communities are built, improved and strengthened by the passion, ideas and resources of its people.
 
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