Grant Application Process | Access
Access grants are limited to organizations whose work closely aligns our primary funding area, Legal Services. Applications from organizations that fall outside this focus area will not be considered.
What We Don't Fund:
Broadly, BFF does not fund individuals, direct scholarships or capital campaigns.
Access grant applications will be considered from organizations based anywhere in the United States.
Access grants range between $1,000-$3,500. Organizations may receive a maximum of two Access grants, totaling no more than $5,000, in a calendar year. Organizations may submit up to two access grant per calendar year.
Grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The foundation will make all efforts to finalize funding decisions within 30 days of the application’s submission.
Access Grants Examples
Access Grant Application
An invitation is not required to submit a grant application. We accept grant applications for our Access on a rolling basis. Grant applications will be reviewed within 30 days of submission. Once reviewed, we will email the contact person identified in the application regarding next steps.
Reporting on Your Grant
If approved for funding, within 3-4 months of the grant's distribution, you will be asked to submit a report on the status of the funds and the impact the grant had on your organization's work.