Apply For Funding


In order to be eligible for consideration of funding, applicants must be a nonprofit organization that is operated for charitable purposes as defined and recognized by the IRS as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)3 and are required to provide a copy of the IRS determination letter stating that are tax exempt under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Additionally, 509(a) tax-exempt public institutions such as schools, churches, hospitals, etc. that are determined to be tax-exempt under the Internal Revenue Code can be considered.

Delaplaine Foundation, Inc. DOES NOT fund

• Individual scholarships

• Government agencies

• Organizations without an (EIN)

• For-Profit Businesses


All applications received by the annual October 1st deadline will be reviewed by Foundation staff and designated members of the Board of Trustees who may contact applicants with requests for additional information or clarification before presenting a summary and funding recommendation to the full Board of Trustees.

Applications are assessed based on the following criteria:

  1. Alignment with Delaplaine Foundation’s mission statement
    and funding areas of focus
  2. Collaboration with other nonprofits and funders
  3. Capacity to carry out proposed projects and services
  1. Relevance to specific needs
  2. Sustainability of the program, service and organization overall
  3. The ability to achieve measurable results and demonstration impact


In order to apply for grant funding, simply click on the link below which will take you to our online application portal. Applicants will then be led, step by step through setting up an organizational profile, setting your own confidential password and then can then begin their application. The application can be completed in one session, or you may begin the application, save your work, and return to complete the process. Once complete, you may upload financial information and other required documentation and submit your application for review.


Renewal Grant Application (PDF) | (Word)
First Time Applicant Grant Application (PDF) | (Word)