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EDUCATION LETTER OF INQUIRY
For all education funding requests

All education organizations should use our two-step letter of inquiry (LOI) process.

 

Please see our arts education page if you are applying for details about our arts education funding and eligibility.

 

The application window for submitting letters of inquiry will open three times annually. Once an LOI is submitted, it will be reviewed for eligibility and alignment with our current funding priorities. Select organizations will be invited to submit a full application. 

LOI due:  October 22, 2021

Submit LOI between October 1-22, 2021

Invited full applications due:  December 10, 2021               

Awards announced:  January 31, 2022

 

LOI due:  February 18, 2022

Submit LOI between January 31 – February 18, 2022

Invited full applications due:  April 8, 2022

Awards announced:  May 30, 2022

 

LOI due:  June 17, 2022

Submit LOI between May 30 – June 17, 2022

Invited full applications due:  August 5, 2022

Awards announced:  September 26, 2022

 

LOI due:  October 21, 2022

Submit LOI between September 26 – October 21, 2022

Invited full applications due:  December 9, 2022

Awards announced:  Late January 2023

 

EDUCATION LOI ELIGIBILITY

CONSIDERATIONS BEFORE YOU APPLY

  • Applicants must be based in and serving Oregon communities, and must have been providing programs or services to the community for 3+ years.
     

  • Your organization must have minimum annual expenses of $25,000 (excluding in-kind, if your organization tracks in-kind expenses)
     

HOW TO APPLY

WONDERING IF YOU'RE ELIGIBLE?

As part of our application process, you will take an eligibility quiz to be directed to the programs for which you're eligible. 

Please review our FAQ page and our education Guiding Principles before starting the letter of inquiry process.

Our LOI can be edited and submitted in our grant portal during these periods:

  • October 1-22, 2021

  • January 31 – February 18, 2022

  • May 30 – June 17, 2022

  • September 26 – October 21, 2022

You can save your work on the form and log in to continue your work later before submitting. 

 

If you still have questions, please email program staff. 

TO BEGIN YOUR APPLICATION:
CLICK HERE to create an account or log in to your existing account in Foundant.