Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation: Board Grants

Deadline Date:

Agency: Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation

How to Apply:
Board grant applications begin with the submission of a Letter of Inquiry. Letters of Inquiry are accepted at any time.

All Letters of Inquiry must be completed and submitted online.

All Letters of Inquiry must include:

Letters of Inquiry are evaluated on these key dimensions:

Within two months of submission, you will receive one of the following: a request for more information, a request to submit a full proposal, or a notice informing you that your project will not be supported.

Requests to Submit a Full Proposal
If, based on your letter of inquiry, the foundation staff decides that your project is a strong candidate for funding and is interested in learning more, you will be invited to submit a full proposal.

All Invited Proposals must be completed and submitted online. 

All proposals must include:

Once the full proposal is submitted, it will be reviewed by the Foundation staff. Promising proposals will be submitted for review by the Foundation’s Board of Directors, who will ultimately determine whether the project is funded.

Please note: The process from Letter of Inquiry to Board approval can take up to a year.

If you have any questions about this process, feel free to contact us via email at:




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