Step One - Inquiry: All new and prior applicants (not
currently funded) must first complete an online Inquiry Form.
Inquiries should 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. Current Rockwell
grantees can continue to Step Tw0 without submitting an
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. Please refer to
the Grant Review Schedule below for Inquiry deadlines.
Click below to complete and submit your
inquiry online. Please be sure to
review our website for funding
criteria and restrictions prior to submitting an Inquiry
Step Two - Grant Application: New grantees
invited to submit an application will receive a Grant
Application Form and Grant Application Checklist from our Grants
Administrator along with the invitation. Current grantees
should email firstname.lastname@example.org
to request an updated application form prior to beginning work on
We only accept electronic submission of completed
applications via email. We do not accept
applications sent via fax, mail or hand delivery. Email an
electronic copy of a completed application plus all requested
attachments per the Grant Application Checklist in one email to: email@example.com.
Note: We can accept the following kinds of documents:
Maximum upload file size 25MB. It may be necessary to
attach your Grant Application in a compressed (zipped)
folder. To zip files right-click a blank area on your desktop
or in an open folder, point to New, and then click Compressed
(zipped) Folder. Type a name for the new compressed folder,
and then press enter. Your new compressed folder is displayed as a
folder icon with a zipper.
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.
Please note that our grant review calendar will be
changing in 2015. The new calendar will be posted January,
* Advocacy/Public Policy grant applications will be
reviewed within the quarter of the Issue Area the
organization is proposing to benefit.
** Board Meeting dates are subject to change. Program
staff will reach out to applicants with decisions shortly
following the board meeting.
Step Four - Grant Decisions: After each
quarterly Board meeting, applicants are notified by email regarding
the disposition of their request. Organizations selected for
funding will receive a grant agreement letter via email, which
must be printed, signed, scanned and returned via email
to the Grants Administrator. 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 an email informing them of the Board's decision within