Grant Seeker FAQs

How do I know if my organization is eligible for funding?

Eligible organizations must meet valid tax-exempt status: 501(c)(3), public entity, or fiscal sponsor.

What are the grant deadlines? / When is the next application cycle?

Grants will be awarded and paid twice a year. The application deadline is November 15th. Grants awarded to successful applicants will be paid within ten weeks of the application deadline, on or before January 24, 2014.

How much funding will be awarded?

The Chanler Group will award grants between $5,000 and $20,000.

How do I submit my application?

An applicant must complete the Grant Application and email a copy to

What happens after I submit my application?

Once you have completed and submitted your application, you will receive a confirmation email noting that your application has been received and is under consideration. You will also receive notification two weeks after the deadline regarding the status of your application. More information may be requested at that time.  Grant award recipients will be notified within 10 weeks after the application deadline.

My group does not have a tax-exempt status. Can I still apply?

If an organization does not have a tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, they must use a fiscal sponsor in order to apply.