Grantmaking Schedule

Proposals from the Twin Cities metro area are considered in two of the Foundation's six grant rounds a year; requests from all other Bremer communities are considered during the other four grant cycles.

The following schedules apply for the grant rounds in 2014:

For the Twin Cities Metro Area

Complete proposals must be received by: For consideration by:
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Thursday, March 20, 2014
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Tuesday, September 23, 2014

For Bremer Communities in North Dakota, Wisconsin and Greater Minnesota

Complete proposals must be received by: For consideration by:
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 Thursday, May 22, 2014
Wednesday April 9, 2014 Thursday, July 24, 2014
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 Thursday, November 13, 2014

We regret that we cannot process applications that do not meet this schedule. Applications received after midnight on the deadlines noted above will be reviewed in the next appropriate grant cycle.

Applicants are generally notified of grant decisions approximately one week after each grantmaking meeting. Approved grant funds are generally disbursed within a month after a grantee returns a signed grant agreement to the Foundation.

See How to Apply for information on how to submit applications through our Applicant and Grantee Portal.