How to Apply

2016 Acharai Fund Letter of Inquiry is now available!

Step 1:  Letter of Inquiry Due by March 27, 2016

Step 2:  Semi Finalist Organizations Notified by May 22, 2016

  • Applicants will be asked to respond to specific questions regarding their LOI by May 22, 2016.

Step 3:  Responses Due by June 10, 2016

Step 4: Selection of Finalists by July 15, 2016

  • Acharai Fund members will review all applications and will select finalists by July 15, 2016.  At that time, finalists will receive specific guidelines for making a video presentation to be shown to all Acharai Fund members.

Step 5: Video Presentations Due by September 10, 2016

Step 6: Fall 2016:  Finalist Presentation and Selection of Grantees

  • The video presentations of all grantee finalists will be shown at the Acharai Fund annual meeting in early Fall 2016.  Following these presentations, Acharai Fund members will vote by individual family ballot. Each family will have one vote to determine grant recipients.  Grant award winners will be notified following the annual meeting.

Step 7: Payment of Grant and Reports/Evaluation
Prior to the release of funds to a project grantee, the recipient must complete the Grant Agreement.  Acharai Fund may distribute grants in installments, depending on the nature of the project.  Grantees must submit periodic reports as specified in the Grant Agreement.

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