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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

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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. 

Applicants may be required to make a presentation to the YWHA Board of Trustees before a decision is made on their application.


For the 2020 grant cycle, applicants will be asked to submit this electronically; full details will be provided as needed.


First-time YWHA Applicant

August 1

Returning YWHA Applicant

September 1

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 your online application, the following items are required to be uploaded to support your request. 

  • tax-exempt 501(c)(3) letter

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

  • project budget

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


Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, we ask that additional supporting documentation be provided as a link. We would like to eliminate as much paper transference as possible. 

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