The first step in applying for a grant is to send an informational letter of no more than two pages which briefly provides an overview of the proposed program. Our preferred format is a PDF, Word or Excel file emailed to WoodwardTrust@hotmail.com. Following are some considerations for information you may wish to include in your overview.
When we receive a letter of inquiry, we will use our best efforts to send an acknowledgment within two weeks. Each letter of inquiry we receive is reviewed by staff to determine if the proposal appears to fit within our guidelines and warrants further consideration. Staff may request additional information from the applicant.
Based on your letter of inquiry and its subsequent review, our staff will determine if the program and grant request satisfy our baseline criteria and, based on that determination, may invite you to submit a full proposal. You will be notified of this decision within four weeks.