The Application Process

The Application Process

  1. Create an account on our grant management system
  1. Click “Apply” at the top left to see the different applications available. 
  1. On the grant you would like to apply for, select the blue “Apply” button in the top right corner of the grant’s box. 
  1. Fill in the application.  If you need to stop and return later, use the “Save Application” button at the very bottom. When you are ready to submit, use the blue “Submit Application” button. 
  1. Part of the application is uploading your project’s budget using Delaware Humanities’ template. 
  1. Remember to carefully review our mission and core concepts as well as grant requirements. If your project does not fit our mission, core concepts, or has expenses that cannot be funded it will be rejected. 

For a step-by-step instructional video on how to create an account on and submit your application effectively, click on the video below and watch the ‘Foundant’ playlist on our Youtube.

What Happens Next?

All applying organizations will be checked for a valid Unique Entity Identifier (UEI). Organizations without a UEI will be immediately rejected. Our Grants and Operations Manager will check over the application for compliance and in Action/Innovation Grants to make sure the organization is a registered nonprofit. If the application passes this step, it will be assigned to our reviewers. 

Opportunity Grants are awarded on a rolling basis. You will be notified the month following the one in which you apply, and your period of performance will be the first day of the following month. For example, if you apply in July, your application will be reviewed in August and you will be notified at the end of the month. If approved, your period of performance will start September 1.