How to Apply


We are no longer accepting new applications for the 2017 funding cycle. Please contact us if you would like to be included on a mailing list to stay informed of our application deadlines and updates.

If you have been invited by JWF staff to submit a full proposal as of July 2017, you may sign into your FluidReview account at to begin the next steps of your application.

Application Process & Deadlines

Before applying, please consult our Grant Guidelines & Focus Areas for important information regarding eligibility and restrictions.

We encourage you to contact JWF offices to discuss your proposed project with the Program Officer before applying.

2017 Deadlines

  1. Letter of Intent (LOI) Submission Date: 4pm CST on Thursday, May 11, 2017
  2. Status Notification: by mid-July 2017
  3. Proposal Submission Date (by invitation only): 4pm CST on Thursday, August 10, 2017
  4. Final Notification: by December 31, 2017