Application Procedures

For details on the application procedures, download the Grant Guidelines as a PDF file. You will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer in order to view the file. If you do not have the Adobe Reader, click here to download. It's free!

Any questions may be addressed by contacting The J.L. Bedsole Foundation at chrislee@jlbedsolefoundation.org.

Proposal Requirements

The grant proposal should be submitted online and should include the following:​

Eligible grants will be reviewed with the following criteria:

  • Impact -- How are people better off?

  • Innovation -- What is innovative about this initiative and its approach to problem solving or addressing a need?

  • Leverage -- Is anyone else funding this initiative?

Submission Details

Dates for Grant Submission

Grants may be submitted year round and will be considered at the appropriate meeting of The J.L. Bedsole Foundation Distribution Committee. Grants are due the first of the month preceding a scheduled Distribution Committee Meeting. The Distribution Committee meets in February, April, June, September and December of each year.  Applications should be received on January 1, March 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1 for the Distribution Committee meeting the following month.

 

Grant applications should be submitted through our online grant application portal.  

Any questions may be addressed by contacting The J.L. Bedsole Foundation at chrislee@jlbedsolefoundation.org