Apply for Funding

Every year, VKRF holds two open submissions for a Letter of Inquiry (LOI). The next deadline is September 9, 2015 at midnight, Pacific US Time PLEASE NOTE: while the review process is typically completed eight to ten weeks from the deadline, in this upcoming round our process will end with a grantmaking session in December 2015. You should therefore not apply for funding with a start date earlier than December 15, 2015. You can apply for funding in all program areas in this round. Please carefully review "What We Fund," "What We Do Not Fund," as well as the "Guidelines for Submitting Letters of Inquiry" before sending your LOI to

Based on the Board’s evaluation of incoming LOIs, a very limited number of applicants will be invited to send in a full proposal. 

What We Fund
What We Do Not Fund
Guidelines for Submitting Letters of Inquiry
Guidelines for Submitting Full Proposals
Guidelines for Submitting Reports