2023 Community Grant Program

Updated March 1, 2023

Working together to advance opportunities for our neighbors to thrive

OCF Community Grant Program, with strong donor support, invests in community livability and vitality by listening and responding to the people closest to the problems we’re working to address.

Background and evolution

Highlights for 2023

  • The spring grant cycle is for general operating support (March - June)
  • The fall cycle is for organizational enhancement - capacity building, capital and project funding (July - November)

2023 Spring Cycle Dates

  • March 6: Letter of inquiry (LOI) opens.
  • March 20: LOI closes. Deadline: 5 p.m.
  • April 20: Notification: Declined LOIs and invitations to apply sent by email.
  • April 24: Application opens (by invitation only).
  • May 4: Application closes. Deadline: 5 p.m.
  • Mid-June: Notification and distribution of awards.

Watch the webinar recording from March 1, 2023:

Need more information or assistance?

Consult the Frequently Asked Questions or set up an appointment with Community Grant Program staff.