Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.
Application Process


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TIMELINE

November 11, 2019 – Application Opens

January 13, 2020 – Application Deadline

Mid-May 2020 – Grantee Award and Decline Notifications Will Be Sent;  Funded Projects Can Begin

June 2020 – Grants Will Be Announced Publicly

Important Note: We have a new online grants management system. If you think you will apply for a Wilson Legacy Fund grant, you should go on the site now and register your organization. Registration only needs to happen once, but is required before you can submit an application. Contact our grants management team for any questions.

STEP 1: REVIEW THE GRANTMAKING GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION CHECKLIST

Each of the Wilson Legacy Funds has unique interests.  Please review the Grantmaking Guidelines and application checklist to learn the key facts, and to get answers to our more frequently asked questions.

After reviewing these guidelines, potential applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the Community Foundation to discuss a proposed project before submitting a proposal.

STEP 2: START AN APPLICATION

Once you’ve reviewed the grantmaking guidelines and spoken with a program officer, it’s time to start your grant application.

For questions regarding the Caregivers Fund, contact Sarah Wedepohl

For questions regarding the Design and Access Fund, contact Tom Woiwode

For questions regarding the Youth Sports, contact Sarah Wedepohl

For questions regarding the Grosse Pointe Community Assets Fund, contact Katie Brisson