|GRANT TYPE||GRANT DEADLINE|
|Mini Grants are for $2,000 or less||Jan. 1, March 1, May 1, July 1, Sept. 1 and Nov. 1 (Mini grants can fund projects that begin at least one month after the application deadline.)|
|Major Grants are for more than $2,000|
March 1 (for programs beginning May 1 or later)
Aug. 1 (for programs beginning Oct. 1 or later)
|Media (Film/Radio/Television) and Website/Digital projects are treated as major grants but they have additional requirements and must be submitted at an earlier deadline|
Jan. 15 (for projects beginning May 1 or later)
June 15 (for projects beginning Oct. 1 or later)
Grant applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on the due date.
If the due date falls on a weekend or holiday, the grant is due the next business day.
The grant application must be received and approved prior to the date of the program. The applicant should allow at least one month for mini grant processing and approval between the application deadline and the date of the event. For major grants, the applicant should allow at least two months for processing and approval.
Project expenses covered under the grant should not be incurred earlier than one month after the due date for mini grants and two months after the due date for major grants.