UWNCNM Grant Application Process

Overview and Timeline

Grant applications will be submitted online through the platform Submittable.  Agencies will be required to create a free Submittable account in order to apply.  For technical support, please contact the Submittable Help Center.

2023 Grant Cycle Process Timeline

Phase 1: Grant Application 

February 22nd | 9:00am-10:30am

February 24th | 1:30pm-3:00pm

Applicant information sessions

February 22nd Registration

February 24th Registration 

February 27th

Grant Applications Open

March 24th at 4pm

Completed Grants Application Due 

Phase 2: Application Review

Early April

UWNCNM staff and Grant Panels review and score applications.  Grant panels are made up of Community Investment Council, donors, volunteers, and members of the community connected to services provided.   Panels will engage with agencies during review to follow up on any questions about the application.

April 28th

Panelists submit final scores for staff review

Phase 3: Allocations

May 13th

Community Investment Council assigns awards.  Using the scoring from Grant Review Panels, the Community Investment Council makes final allocation recommendations to the UWNCNM Board of Directors. The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors reviews the allocations in May, and the full Board votes to approve allocations in the June meeting.

Phase 4: Financial Standards Review (FSR)


Agencies selected to receive an award are notified and complete the Financial Standards Review (FSR) process.  Award is dependent on successful completion of the FSR.


Full UWNCNM Board approves allocations. Signed Award Agreements due prior to first payment.


The first monthly grant installment is paid in July 2023. All grant funds must be expended within the fiscal grant year.


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