1. Review Grant Guidelines for Portfolio
For information on eligibility, deadlines, and instructions, download the grant guidelines (below) for the portfolio you wish to review.
2. Target a Grant Cycle
The Tower Foundation provides three opportunities per year to apply for grants. Our approach is highly collaborative and is designed to facilitate faster decision timelines (generally three months or less).
|Preliminary Grant Requests Due
||Jan 16, 2019
||May 15, 2019
||Sept 11, 2019
||Jan 23 – Feb 4
||May 22 – Jun 3
||Sept 18 – Sept 30
|Full Proposal Invitations Sent
||Feb 6, 2019
||Jun 5, 2019
||Oct 2, 2019
|Collaborative Proposal Review
||Feb 7 – Mar 15
||Jun 6 – July 12
||Oct 3 – Nov 8
|Decision Notification Deadline
||April 10, 2019
||Aug 7, 2019
||Dec 4, 2019
Please Note: Aside from preliminary grant submission deadlines, there are no concrete timelines for Community Change proposal review.
3. Read Application Resources
The following application previews provide an overview of the application process for each portfolio. For more details, and to get started on your preliminary application, login to the online grants portal.
If you would like to discuss a potential grant application, we invite you to contact a Program Officer by email or phone call. Find contact information within our Staff Directory or click here to schedule a call.