Marla Rust

Contact Us

Marla Rust, Executive Assistant &
Grants Coordinator

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260.969.2001 ext 200

FAQ (FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS)

Q: When will I receive a funding decision?

A: You will receive funding notification within 90 days.

Q: Do I need to identify the focus area in my grant application?

A: No. We will make that determination for you. However, if you do wish to state the focus area, we may change it, if needed, upon review of the proposal.

Q: Can I submit my grant application on paper?

A: No. Beginning in 2015, the Foundation is requiring that all grant applications be submitted electronically by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Q: What file formats are acceptable?

A: We will accept the following file formats:

Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx)

Microsoft Excel (.xls or .xlsx)

Acrobat PDF (.pdf)

Q: How do I save the files electronically if I only have paper copies?

A: You can scan the file into your computer. If you do not have a scanner, take your documents to a print/copy store where they can be scanned for you.