Step One - Inquiry: All applicants must
first complete an online Inquiry Form. Inquiries are to be from the
executive director of the nonprofit organization. A committee
of Rockwell Fund trustees and staff will review the submitted
inquiries and respond within one month.
Click below to complete and
submit your inquiry online.
Upon review of the Inquiry Form, Rockwell Fund will send an
email either inviting you to submit a full grant application for
further consideration or declining your request. Inquiries are
accepted at any time throughout the year.
Step Two - Grant Application: The
invitation to submit a grant application will include a Grant
Application Form and checklist. We encourage electronic submission
of completed applications by:
(1) Emailing an electronic copy of a completed application plus
the items on the checklist to firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: We can accept the following kinds of documents:
Or you may submit by:
(2) Mailing one (1) unbound copy of a completed application
plus the items on the checklist to:
Judy Ahlgrim, Grants Administrator
Rockwell Fund, Inc.
770 S. Post Oak Ln., Ste. 525
Houston, TX 77056
We do not accept applications sent via fax.
Step Three - Grant Application
Review: Once a full application packet has been
received, it will be assigned to a program officer for review, who
may request a site visit. Please understand that an invitation to
submit an application packet does not guarantee that the
application will be approved.
Annual Grant Application
Applications will be categorized by
Issue Areas and will be considered by the trustees at quarterly
Board meetings, as follows:
First Quarter (January - March)
Alliance of Community Assistance Ministries (ACAM), South Texas
College of Law
Second Quarter (April - June)
Middle School Dropout Prevention
Third Quarter (July - September)
Workforce Development, Supportive Housing
Fourth Quarter (October - December)
Community Health, Community Clinic Initiative
*Advocacy/Public Policy grant applications will be reviewed
within the quarter of the Interest Area the organization is
proposing to benefit.
**Capacity building grant applications that benefit the larger
nonprofit sector will be considered year round.
Step Four - Grant Decisions: After each
quarterly Board meeting, applicants are notified by mail regarding
the disposition of their request. Organizations selected for
funding will receive two copies of a grant agreement letter, one of
which must be signed and returned. Funds are typically disbursed
within 30 days of Board approval, pending receipt of an executed
grant agreement letter. Organizations not selected for funding will
receive a letter informing them of the Board's decision.