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Letters of Inquiry may be submitted at any time, but must be submitted before the application deadline. We recommend submitting the LOI one to two months in advance to allow time for review, recommended revisions, and completion of the application.

Please note that the submission deadlines below are for the full application. Application deadlines that fall on a holiday or weekend will be extended to the next regular business day.

Our grants staff is available to provide more information regarding our application process and answer any questions you may have. If you are a new applicant or have not received funding from the Kirkpatrick Family Fund for more than 2 years, please click this link to schedule a brief phone call with Jennifer Thurman, Senior Program Officer, and Julia Witcher, Grants Specialist, to discuss your funding request.

Project Support

Small Grants ($10,000 or less)

  • June 1, September 1, December 1 and March 1

Large Grants (more than $10,000)

  • March 1 or September 1

Endowment Support

New or Established Charitable Organization Endowment

  • June 1, September 1, December 1 and March 1

General Operating Support

  • March 1 or September 1

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