Working to improve quality of life, promote community vitality and achieve a fair society.



Grant proposals are considered at meetings of the Foundation’s Board of Directors in April, July, and December. Deadline dates are:

Proposal Deadline
August 10, 2016
December 6, 2016
April 4, 2017

Board Meeting 
December 2016
April 2017
July 2017

Applicants are strongly encouraged to plan their application and proposal submission process for the April or July meetings, since most grant funds will be distributed at those times.

Artists and organizations interested in applying for Joyce Awards click here for special deadlines for the application process.


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