HOW MANY GRANTS CAN AN ORGANIZATION BE AWARDED?
Up to one grant of each grant type (Spring/Fall, Discovery, Author Visit) may be awarded to any one organization in any calendar year. Organizations become eligible again in January of each year for all types of grants and are welcome to re-apply for new grants each year.
DURING WHICH CYCLE SHOULD I APPLY?
Grant applications across all interest areas will be accepted for Spring/Fall Grants and Discovery Grants:
Music & the Arts
Discovery Grants are designed to launch or try something new whereas Spring/Fall Grants are designed for sustained programmatic and organizational support.
WHAT ARE TYPICAL ONION FOUNDATION GRANT SIZES?
Spring/Fall grants generally range between $5,000 and $20,000
Discovery grants range between $500 and $2,500
Author Visit grants range between $300 and $800
HOW OFTEN CAN MY ORGANIZATION APPLY?
Organizations may receive up to one grant of each type (Spring/Fall, Discovery, and Author Visit) per calendar year. If your grant application is denied and you would like to re-apply, please contact staff before putting in a new application.
CAN I APPLY TWO YEARS (OR MORE) IN A ROW?
Yes, there is no restriction for organizations applying multiple years in row.
WHAT REPORTING IS REQUIRED FOR GRANT RECIPIENTS?
Grant recipients are required to report progress on their projects. Details on how, when, and what to submit will be conveyed on award.