Grant Process Overview

  1. Check for eligibility

  2. Complete and submit an online grant application through eGrant

  3. Application review process

    • Takes a minimum of five (5) months.
    • The HFS board meets three (3) times a year to review applications.
  4. Notifications (awards or declines)

    • An email notification will be sent to the Primary Sister Contact approximately five (5) months from the deadline date.
    • If awarded, grantees must submit an online Grant Agreement before receiving the funds.
  5. Implementation

    • The grant term is 12 months (six (6) months for emergency grants) from the date the board grants approval.
    • Funds must be used according to Grant Agreement terms.
  6. Reporting

    • At the end of the 12-month grant term, grantees must submit an online Grant Evaluation Report.
      • Current Grantees
      • Check award email notification for actual due date and amount awarded
  7. Closeout

    • HFS will send an email notification to the Primary Sister Contact confirming that reporting documents have been reviewed and the file has been closed.
    • Check limitations on grants before applying for a new grant.