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The Bader Philanthropies team reviews applications throughout the year recognizing the responsibility we share for addressing critical human needs.

Preliminary applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with deadlines correlating to Foundation board meetings held twice each year. Once a preliminary application is submitted online, organizations can expect to hear a response regarding the status of an application within three (3) weeks and may receive a request for submission of a full proposal and supplemental materials.

Please refer to the table below for information on the application, potential award and disbursement timeframes.


Preliminary Application
received by…
For Board Meeting consideration in… *Funds disbursed no later than…
May 31st Fall January 15th
November 30th Spring July 15th

*Please submit the grant terms and conditions agreement and electronic payment information within five (5) working days of the grant award in order for us to disburse your grant award.

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