See individual grant pages for detailed guidelines and eligibility.
These grants are targeted toward hunger relief programs, or temporary shelter/housing for homeless people or people experiencing domestic violence.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE: Agencies that serve hungry and/or homeless people as their primary function.
2014 DUE DATES: January 1st, March 1st, May 1st, July 1st, September 1st, and November 1st. Agencies will be notified of grant decisions approximately two months after the due date.
MAXIMUM GRANT: $10,000.
These grants are focused on raising awareness of hunger and homeless issues through sponsorship of events, conferences, and community forums.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE: Agencies that are organizing an event with the primary purpose of raising awareness of hunger and homeless issues.
2014 DUE DATES: August 1st. Decision on August 18th.
MAXIMUM GRANT: $5,000
These grants support the educational needs of children and youth experiencing homelessness.
2014 DUE DATES: Education Grants were due on April 1st, 2014. Applications for the 2015-2016 school year will open in June 2015.
Open Your Heart will occasionally implement Requests for Proposals for unique or timely issues affecting hungry and homeless people. These opportunities will be announced on our web site at least two months prior to deadline.
If you have any questions about Open Your Heart’s grant-making process, please feel free to contact our office, call 612-338-5577 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also see our FAQs page.
2014 Grant Calendar
Application Due Date
|Hunger and Homeless Grant||July 1st||Aug 18th|
|Community Event Sponsorship Grant||Aug 1st||Aug 18th|
|Hunger and Homeless Grant||Sep 1st||Oct 20th|
|Greater MN Shelter Capacity Grant||Sep 15th||Oct 20th|
|Hunger and Homeless Grant||Nov 1st||Dec 15th|
|Hunger and Homeless Grant||Jan 1st||Feb 16th|