How to Apply
2024 GRANTMAKING PROCESS
our 2024 grant cycle is now open!
Grants are our most prolific way to impact our community. The Health Foundation strives to partner with organizations whose transformative, lasting solutions will advance our mission to improve the health and well-being of Highlands, Cashiers, and surrounding communities.
Please review the information to the right in regard to our 2024 schedule.
JANUARY 1 – FEBRUARY 28
Please submit the organizational inquiry form online any time, but no later than February 28 at 5:00 p.m. We will set up a discussion with you to verify your eligibility and determine how your proposal aligns with our strategic priorities. Organizations will be notified of an invitation to proceed to Step 2 and will receive a link to the Pre-application by March 15.
March 15 – April 12
Organizations will complete and submit the Pre-application no later than April 12 at 5:00 p.m. The Pre-application will be reviewed by our Foundation Programs & Grants Committee. Organizations will be notified of an invitation to proceed to Step 3 and will receive a link to the Full Grant Application by May 10.
Full Grant Application
May 10 – June 14
Organizations will complete and submit the Full Grant Application no later than June 14 at 5:00 p.m. Full Grant Applications will be reviewed by our Programs & Grants Committee and recommended to the Board of Directors for funding. Organizations will be notified of a decision in August, 2024.
Please note that movement from one step to the next does not guarantee funding nor does completion of one step imply movement to the next step.