PRI Application Process

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Applying for Program Related Investments?

STEP ONE
Log into Bader Philanthropies Online Portal to submit your request.
STEP TWO
If your request to apply for a PRI is granted, you will be asked by a representative from Bader Philanthropies to complete a Full Proposal.
STEP THREE
Once we receive the Full Proposal, our staff and board will review your request. You can expect to hear about your request status within 3-4 months.

Correspondence is sent by email, so please add baderphilanthropies@bader.org to your Approved Senders list to ensure you receive these important updates.

PRI Frequently Asked Questions

When should I submit my Preliminary Application?
The Preliminary Application can be submitted at any time. Application deadlines are established twice per year to correspond to meetings of the Foundation’s Board of Directors.

I’ve already started a Preliminary Application. Where do I complete it?
Log in through the Online Portal to complete and submit your request.

I’m a fundraising consultant. Can I apply on behalf of a client?
We welcome applications submitted by consultants, but recommend that the online account be created under the email of the organization’s executive director (or other key staff).

How soon will I hear about my status?
Correspondence is sent by email, so please add baderphilanthropies@bader.org to your Approved Senders list. All applications are reviewed as a group by our staff, and in approximately two weeks, we will send an email regarding the progress of your request.