Application Instructions

Before getting started, please review the Grantee Application Guidelines

We want to respect your time, so our goal is that this application takes no more than an hour to complete.

If you already applied for a Horizons Foundation Community Issues grant, please submit that application as-is to HYPE.grants [at] gmail [dot] com. There is no need to fill out a separate HYPE grant application.

If you have questions about eligibility, please email HYPE.grants [at] gmail [dot] com.

Link to PDF of Application and Guidelines: HYPE_2019_Grantee_Application_and_Guidelines_02-11-19.pdf

Part 1: About Your Organization

Organization Information


Fiscal Agent Information

If your organization is fiscally sponsored, please submit budget, staff/board/volunteers, and demographics just for your project.


Leadership Contact Information


Annual Budget

Current Fiscal Year Budget


Previous Fiscal Year Budget

Staff, Board Members, Volunteers


Is your organization predominantly LGBTQ+ led?

Is your organization led predominantly by people of color?

If you have recently completed a Horizons Foundation Demographics Sheet, please attach it here.

If you have not completed the Horizons Foundation Demographic Sheet...

Part 2: Getting to Know You

Mission Statement

*Please include your group's mission statement


3 Reasons why HYPE should fund this organization

*Please tell us, in three bullet points, how your organization plans to use the HYPE grant.
(please keep each bullet to a brief paragraph of about 2-3 sentences)


3 Things you will do with HYPE funding

*Please tell us, in three bullet points, how your work will help the communities you serve during HYPE's grant period.
(please keep each bullet to a brief paragraph of about 2-3 sentences)


(Optional) Additional Narrative and/or Other Media

We welcome you to submit any optional additional materials listed below that illustrates the work of your organization. Please reserve this section for any materials that are not available on your website. Examples include:
  • 2-3 paragraph narrative
  • 1-2 photographs
  • Other media links

Part 3: Submit

Applications must be received by 5pm Monday, May 25, 2019. We regret that incomplete proposals or late submissions will not be considered.

Should you have trouble submitting your application online or have any questions or concerns about the application or any aspect of HYPE’s grantmaking, please contact:

Nico Calvo Rosenstone
Horizons Young Professionals for Equality, Co-Chair
Email: HYPE.grants [at] gmail [dot] com

Please review your form and Submit when ready