How to Apply

Grantmaking Process

Grantmaking Timeline

The Rutland Corner Foundation will be accepting proposals for the 2018 grantmaking year. Applications are now being accepted by online submission only. Details are in the How to Apply section. Thank you.

  • February 1, 2018: Proposals Due
  • All applicants will be notified by mid-May or early-June of the trustees’ decisions.

Funding Capacity

In a typical year we receive roughly 30-40 proposals and fund 4-6 requests.

 Site Visits

As a part of the foundation’s due diligence process, board members will often meet with or interview select applicants who have submitted proposals.  These meetings typically take place in March and April.

How to Apply

Application Materials

Proposals are submitted through our online application form. Please review the instructions, which can be found here, before starting your application. You will see that an access code is required. The application is accessed through the link on the bottom of the first page of the instructions. If you cannot click on the link, copy and paste it into your browser. It is very important that you read through the entire instructions. We suggest you print the instructions for reference throughout the submission process. All applicants will be notified by early May of the trustees’ decisions.

Foundation contact for questions:  Michelle Jenney, Administrator, (617) 391-3087,


Information for Grant Recipients

Reporting Requirements

All grant recipients are expected to provide a grant report each grant year. Reports should be submitted along with applications for additional funding and by multiyear grantees. Continuing multiyear funding is contingent upon satisfactory progress toward the organization’s goals for their RCF grant. Organizations can be supported for up to three consecutive years. Once funded for three consecutive years, organizations will not be eligible to apply for two years.

Organizations that are not applying for continuing funding, or have been notified by RCF that they have received a final grant, should email their reports to These reports should follow the AGM common report format, available for download at:

February 19 2014 01:59 pm

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