James M. Cox Foundation

Application Process

How to Apply

All funding requests must be submitted through the online application portal. The Foundation may require additional information, an interview or a site visit.

Grant applications are accepted throughout the year and are considered at the next scheduled Trustee meeting. The Trustees meet three times per year.

The deadlines for receipt of applications before each meeting are: February 15, June 15, and October 15. Applications are due by midnight on each of the deadline dates.

If you are a first-time user, you will need to create an account in order to:

  • Save an unfinished application and return to complete it later;
  • Submit a grant report for grants received; or  
  • View previously submitted applications and grant reports.

Note to professional grant writers: It is recommended that an account be created for each nonprofit organization using an email address known to that organization.

Preview the application form and the information you will be asked to provide.

Applications received by: Will be considered in: You will receive a response by:
February 15 April May 15
June 15 August September 30
October 15 December December 31

Begin a New Application

If you are a first-time user, you will need to create an account in order to:

  • Save an unfinished application and return to complete it later;
  • Submit a grant report for grants received; or
  • View previously submitted applications and grant reports.

Note to professional grant writers: It is recommended that an account be created for each nonprofit organization using an email address known to that organization.

First-time users will need to create an account. You will first be asked to complete an eligibility quiz. Upon confirming eligibility, you will be taken to the application form.

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ACCESSING SAVED APPLICATIONS OR SUBMITTING A GRANT REPORT

Those with established accounts may click the Account Login to access a saved application, view previously submitted applications or submit a grant report.

Click on the Applications tab to access a saved application and view previously submitted applications.

Click the Requirements tab to complete and submit a new grant report form or view previously submitted grant reports. 

ACCOUNT LOGIN