2022 Grant Guidelines

Interested in applying? The best place to start is with our grant guidelines.

Eligibility

Additional eligibility criteria can be found in the grant guidelines documents. Requests that do not meet these requirements will be declined.

Grant Guidelines

PBF’s guidelines are an important part of the partnership we seek to achieve with applicants. We offer these guidelines as a way to help organizations find the right grant program for their request, and to offer insight into the application process.

COMMUNITY GRANTS ($1,000–$5,000)

Community Grants will be awarded to eligible organizations as general operating support or unrestricted grants.

Click here to access the 2022 Community Grant Guidelines. (Updated 2/11/2022)

MAJOR GRANTS ($5,001–$25,000)

Major Grants will provide flexible funding support for programs, projects, or initiatives that address one or more of PBF’s funding priority areas and demonstrate community enhancement and meaningful impact over the grant term. Organizations applying for a Major Grant must have audited financial statements or a financial review conducted by an independent auditor.

Click here to access the 2022 Major Grant Guidelines. (Updated 2/11/2022)

SIGNATURE GRANTS ($100,000)

Signature Grants will provide multi-year, flexible funding support for innovative programs focused on long-term, sustainable change. In 2022, PBF will offer three $100,000 Signature Grants—one for each of our funding priority areas. Grantees will have the option to have their grant paid out over one, two, or three years. Organizations applying for a Signature Grant must have audited financial statements or a financial review conducted by an independent auditor.

Click here to access the 2022 Signature Grant Guidelines. (Updated 2/11/2022)

Timelines for Applying

All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).

 

Community Grants are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis from Monday, February 14, 2022 at 9:00 AM until Friday, October 28, 2022 at 11:59 PM.

 

2022 Major Grant Timeline

Cycle
LOI Available
Application Due
Notification from PBF
Grant Term
CycleCycle 1
LOI AvailableApril 1 at 9:00 AM – April 22 at 11:59 PM
Application DueJune 17 at 11:59 PM
Notification from PBFJuly 29
Grant TermAugust 1, 2022 – July 31, 2023
CycleCycle 2
LOI AvailableJuly 1 at 9:00 AM – July 22 at 11:59 PM
Application DueSeptember 16 at 11:59 PM
Notification from PBFOctober 28
Grant TermNovember 1, 2022 – October 31, 2023

 

 

2022 Signature Grant Timeline

LOI Available
Application Due
Site Visits
Notification from PBF
Grant Term Start Date
LOI AvailableFebruary 14 at 9:00 AM – March 11 at 11:59 PM
Application DueMay 13 at 11:59 PM
Calls/Site VisitsMay 30 – June 17
Notification from PBFJuly 29
Grant Term Start DateAugust 1, 2022

templates

For Progress Reports: This Progress Report Budget Template is required when submitting your final progress report. (Revised 2/14/2020)