Grant Calendar - Key Dates
AVDF considers proposals from eligible institutions in two phases. In the first phase, institutions must submit a letter of inquiry to the Foundations' program staff for review. If the letter of inquiry is invited to phase two, the institution must complete a grant proposal on or before the November 1 deadline. Grant proposals received on or before the November 1 deadline will be considered for funding in the following calendar year.
Annual Phase One: July 1 - October 15
July 1: AVDF begins accepting letters of inquiry for the following grant year
August 15 - October 15: AVDF program staff conducts ongoing review of letters of inquiry
October 15: Submission deadline for letters of inquiry
Phase Two: For Invited Letters of Inquiry Only
August 15 - November 1: AVDF accepts submission of grant proposals
November 1: Deadline for submission of grant proposals to be considered for funding in the following calendar year.