About Rapid Response / Seed Grants

SJF is excited to offer organizations the opportunity to apply for Rapid Response and Seed Grants. These fast, small grants of $2,000 are designed to quickly respond to pressing needs in communities.

Rapid Response Grants 

(Open Feb-Nov 2018)- The Rapid Response Grant provides fast, small grants of $2,000 to help local communities respond and act quickly to emergency and urgent situations connected to the changing political climate with actions and/or strategies that could not have been anticipated. You can submit an application at any time. The application deadline is rolling but we encourage you to turn in your application by the 1st of the month. The grantmaking committee meets on the 15th of the month to review all applications received by the 1st of that month and award grants. You will be notified within 4-6 weeks from when you apply. For more information please contact Grant Manager, Magan Do.

 

Seed Grants 

(Open Feb-Nov 2018) – Seed Grants are small grants of $2,000 to support new and emerging groups (we define as 3 years old or younger) that are developing their community organizing work but might not yet meet all the qualifications for SJF’s standard grants. You can submit an application at any time. The application deadline is rolling but we encourage you to turn in your application by the 1st of the month. The grantmaking committee meets on the 15th of the month to review all applications received by the 1st of that month and award grants. You will be notified within 4-6 weeks from when you apply. For more information please contact Grant Manager, Magan Do.