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. 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. The total application process is approximately eight to ten weeks from the time of the deadline.

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