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grant Application faqs

Funding requests in the following areas are generally not considered:

  • general operating expenses, including salaries

  • capital expenses

  • capital improvements

  • scholarship or camperships

  • requests from individuals

  • fundraising campaigns

Email us with questions or to discuss an alternative method of application.


Grants may be requested up to $10,000. Each organization may only apply for one grant during our grant cycle. 

All new applicants to YWHA will be asked to submit a video presentation to the YWHA Board of Trustees as part of their application process.  Detailed information will be provided.




YWHA Applicant

August 1


YWHA Applicant

September 1

Video Submission

First-time YWHA Applicant

September 8

Applicants will receive an automatic confirmation upon successful submission of their application.

YWHA Trustees meet during the fall and all agencies will receive a decision from the Board in December.


In addition to an online application, the following items are required to be uploaded with the application:

  • tax-exempt 501(c)(3) letter

  • annual financial report, including year-end fiscal statement and breakdown of administrative costs

  • project budget for the applicable grant application

Applicants are welcome to submit any additional  supporting documents to enhance their application.  


All application materials must be submitted online.  Agencies are welcome to email a link to materials that are unable to be uploaded or contact the

Grants Committee

with any additional questions.

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