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The Bader Philanthropies team reviews applications throughout the year recognizing the responsibility we share for addressing critical human needs.

Preliminary applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with deadlines correlating to Foundation board meetings held twice each year. Once a preliminary application is submitted online, organizations can expect to hear a response regarding the status of their application within three (3) weeks and may receive a request for submission of a full proposal and supplemental materials.

Please refer to the table below for information on the application, potential award and disbursement timeframes.


Preliminary Application
received by the month of…
For Board Meeting consideration in… *Funds disbursed no later than…
May Fall January 15th
November Spring July 15th

*Required items such as the grant terms and agreement and financial transfer information must be submitted within five (5) working days of the grant award notification.

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Bader Philanthropies seeks grant proposals in specific program areas within certain geographic boundaries