Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have a deadline?
The Foundation does not have deadlines. However, grants received after November 1 may not be reviewed until after January 1st.
Do you accept unsolicited proposals?
We no longer accept unsolicited proposals.
What is the typical grant for first-time grantees?
First-time applicants should request between $10,000 - $25,000.
Do you have any geographic restrictions?
We tend not to fund hyper-local projects unless they are in the DC area. Otherwise we do not have restrictions.
Do you want a summary as well as a proposal?
Yes, the Foundation would like a one- or two-page summary in addition to the proposal.
Do you accept e-mailed or faxed documents?
No, please send a hard copy of all materials.
When will we receive a response?
Typically, a response will be received within 60 days after the receipt of a complete proposal.
May the year-end report be submitted with a new proposal?
No. The year-end report should be submitted separately and clearly entitled as the year-end report. Faxed or e-mailed reports will not be accepted.
May the year-end report be submitted before the due date?
If the funds provided by the Farvue Foundation are expended earlier than the due date for the year-end report, the report may be submitted prior to the due date. However, typically the Foundation limits funding to one disbursement per year per grantee.
When may I send in a new proposal?
New proposals will be accepted no earlier than ten months after the award date of the prior grant .