grantsLetter of Inquiry


All grant requests will be considered quarterly by the Ariel Foundation board with the following schedule of application submission deadlines:

February 1
May 1
August 1
November 1

All submitted requests are subject to an application process before board consideration. Incomplete applications are not eligible for consideration. Applicants may be requested to submit an addendum, addressing specific questions, before making a final determination.

Small grants are $5,000 or less and require Ariel Foundation’s common application with one or two pages of supporting documents.

Large grants are more than $5,000 and require the two-page application with several supporting documents.

Major grants are $100,000 or more and require the two-page common application with several supporting documents. Ariel Foundation advises applicants of major grants to do so early in the calendar year.