Ready to apply for a Community Innovation Grant?

Follow these steps to complete your application.

  1. If you have not already done so, read the Community Innovation grantmaking guidelines to ensure you meet all eligibility requirements.
  2. Download a draft application (PDF). It will show you what information you will need.
  3. Start your application in eGrant. If you have not used eGrant before, you'll need to register for an account. Then click on the Community Innovation Grant Program under Opportunities on the left side of the screen.
  4. The SDCF staff and board of directors will review your application. We will notify you of our decision according to the grant deadlines timeline below.
2019 Grant Deadlines 1st Round 2nd Round 3rd Round
Open: January 14 May 13 September 2
Close: February 15 June 14 September 30
Recipient Announcement: April 30 August 31 December 31

Have Questions?

We have answers! Contact us online or at 800.888.1842 with any questions. For assistance along the way, you can also contact Ginger Niemann, SDCF Program Officer.

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