The Bothin Foundation board meets three times throughout the year to make grant decisions – in the winter (January/ February), spring/ summer (May/ June), and fall (October/ November).

Submission Dates for 2017 Grants

October 31 – November 11, 2016 for February 2017 Grants CLOSED

January 23 – February 3, 2017 for May 2017 Grants CLOSED

June 19 – 30, 2017 for October 2017 Grants  CLOSED


Submission Dates for 2018 Grants

To be announced



Applications may only be submitted during the dates listed. Do not attempt to submit an application prior to the submission start date or you might lose your work.

In preparation for submitting your application, we encourage you to compose the proposal in Microsoft Word and once it is ready, copy and paste content directly into the foundation’s online application. Check the website often as dates may need to shift for unforeseen circumstances.

Detailed application instructions and a downloadable Application Overview PDF can be found under Application Procedures.