Online Application & Due Dates


Upcoming Grant Application Deadlines:

Minneapolis Middle School Children & Youth
Deadline: August 15, 2023
Online application available: June 15, 2023
Proposal review: September – December 2023
Grants paid: January 2024

New Haven BIPOC-Led Youth Development
Deadline: August 15, 2023
Online application available: June 15, 2023
Proposal review: September – December, 2023
Grants paid: January 2024

BIPOC/Rural-Led Climate Change
Deadline: February 15, 2024
Online application available: December 15, 2023
Proposal review: February – April 2024
Grants paid: June 2024

Any declination will be notified as soon as a decision is made.  Final recommendations will go to the board of trustees in May and December and grants will be paid according to the schedule above.


Click here for the online application

User Accounts:
Create a user account with a user name and password. Keep this simple and easy to remember and to write it down so you can come back to your application as needed. Click these links for helpful tutorials: here and here.

Do not create more than one user account per organization. If multiple people will be working on the application, please share the same account, user name and password.

If you cannot remember your password, please do not create a new account. Instead, click “forgot password” and the system will email you the password or a reminder.

Any questions about user accounts, technical assistance with accessing or submitting applications should be directed to Gigi Finseth by email: [email protected] or by phone: 612-596-3266.

Review Application:
Review all of the questions before beginning the application, there is a print question option to make this easy to do. You can save or print the questions. You can cut and paste your answers from another document into the application.  If there is a required question that you cannot answer, please contact Becky Erdahl at 612-596-3279.

There are upload requirements for the application. Only one document can be uploaded per question. You cannot delete an uploaded document but it can be replaced if you upload a new document. Documents will not appear as uploaded until you have hit SAVE.

Print & Review Drafts:
To print drafts of your proposal prior to or after submission, use the Print Packet button to create a PDF document that you can save or print.

Save your work!
When you are working on the application, be sure to save your work often. After 40 minutes of inactivity you will be timed out of the system and any unsaved information will be lost.

The application does not need to be completed in one session and can be edited until you submit. After submission, you can view but not edit the proposal.

If you have feedback after you have completed the application and/or suggestions for improving the process for our next cycle please email it to: Becky Erdahl.  Your feedback will not impact your grant application.