Before You Apply

The Sandler Center Foundation only considers requests submitted through its grant application process. The grant application window is now open, with a deadline of April 1, 2019. Award notifications will go out in July 2019. Before submitting an application, please be sure that your request meets our eligibility and funding guidelines.

If your organization meets our funding criteria, please be prepared to provide the required organizational information, program information and attachments outlined below:

Organization address, contact information, and other details
Federal ID #
Percentage of your Board of Directors that have given to your organization this fiscal year
Primary sources of income
Program name and description
Population served and desired outcomes

Required Attachments

  • Program/project budget
  • Organizational budget (for grant requests of $5,000 or more)
  • Most recent IRS 501(c)(3) Letter of Determination
  • Board of Directors list
  • Most recent audited financial statement
  • Strategic plan (if available)

Completed grant applications should be emailed to no later than April 1, 2019

After You Apply

If you submit an application prior to the deadline of April 1, 2019 you will receive an email from the Sander Center Foundation confirming your grant submission. Finalist organizations may be invited to do a grant presentation for the Sandler Center Foundation. Grant recipients will be notified by July 31, 2019.

Grant Cycle Timeline

Applications Accepted: Thru April 1, 2019
Applicant Presentations*: May-June 2019
Funding Determinations: June 2019
Grant Notifications: July 2019

*Presentations may be requested of finalists