Our Process

Frances R. Dewing Foundation’s application process is now entirely online. Applications are now only accepted through our online application.

Applications are accepted by our online application system throughout the year but are reviewed twice per year in April and October. Application are reviewed by the trustees in the month following the deadline and results are sent out via email generally within 4 weeks of the application deadline. Grant monies are generally distributed between 4 to 6 weeks after the application deadline. Grantees are required to complete a final report that is due one year after the grant is awarded.

For more information about eligibility, please consult the Eligibility requirements. Please consult our How to Apply page for information about the application process.

Grantee Reporting

Grantees are required to submit a final report following the end of the grant period.


The Foundation makes grants through two annual grant cycles. Applications submitted after the stated deadline may be considered in the next grant cycle.

Application DeadlineReviewedNotification SentAward ReceivedReport Due
April 1stAprilMayJuneMay 30th of the following year
October 1stOctoberNovemberDecemberNovember 30th of the following year