Open Meadows Foundation has two grant cycles per year and does not make emergency grants or grants out of cycle.
The deadlines for the two cycles each year are:
February 15th, and August 15th
Applications in three copies must be received by those deadline dates.
We highly recommend that proposals be sent in advance to:
Open Meadows Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 1363
Bronx, NY 10475
Proposals postmarked on the day of the deadline
or received after the deadline will be held for the next cycle.
After the deadlines, the calendar is:
1) Proposals are sent out to the Community Board for review within three weeks of the deadline date.
2) Decisions about proposals are made within the next two months.
3) Letters will be sent to the Contact Person (see Application Cover Sheet) for each proposal the week of May 1st for the February 15th deadline or the week of November 1st for the August deadline.
We do not accept proposals via email, fax, or fed-ex.