Apply for a Grant

Building Community Capacity Grants

Let's Get Started

To apply for a Building Community Capacity grant from the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation or Mardag Foundation, follow the three steps below.

Step 1: Talk to a Program Officer

All interested applicants are strongly encouraged to call or email one of our program officers before applying to ensure that the grant program fits your needs.

Contact a program officer
Step 2: Find Application Materials

Our grant resources page has the documents and guidelines you need to apply for a grant.

  • Grant round dates and application deadlines
  • Grant guidelines
  • Instructions on how to access our grant portal
  • Sample budgets
  • Interim and final report forms for current grantees

Visit the grant resources page
Step 3: Apply Now

2020 Round 1 applications

Open Nov. 12, 2019 – Close Jan. 7, 2020 at 3 p.m.

Applications will not be accepted after 3 p.m. on January 7

2020 Round 2 applications

Open May 12, 2020 – Close June 7, 2020 at 3 p.m.

Applications will not be accepted after 3 p.m. on June 7

Ready to apply? Use our grant portal to apply for a grant.

(To apply for grants from Community Sharing Fund or Management Improvement Fund, please see those pages.)

COMMUNITY IS OUR COMPASS

JOIN
US!