How to Apply


If your project and organizational purpose fit the APCF Mission Statement the trustees invite you to apply for a grant.



Application Deadlines

There are two grant cycles during the year:

  • February 1st
  • July 1st
  • Applications must be electronically submitted by 5:00p.m. and required materials must be received in the office no later than close of business on the day of the deadline. Required materials: (1) copy of your Audited Financials and (6) copies of the project budget. If the deadline date occurs on a weekend, the proposals are due on the Friday before the weekend by 5:00 p.m.

    Acknowledgement of Receipt

    We will confirm receipt of your proposal by e-mail.

    Decision Notification

    Decisions on proposals will be announced within approximately three months after the application deadline.

How Best to Work with the Fund

We invite you to ask questions in writing or by calling the Fund at 617-451-6178.

To maintain the consistency, impartiality and fairness of the process, the trustees ask that you do not contact them directly about any aspect of your grant request. 

The trustees read each grant proposal and make their decision based on the information provided in the application material. Please be clear and complete in your proposal. If the trustees have questions or require more information, you will be contacted.