Become a Grantee Partner

Become a Grantee Partner

We are on a mission for a just Georgia. Will you join us as a grantee partner? As a grantmaking partner, we believe grants for just systemic change begin with partnerships… and partnerships begin with connections. So, we welcome Letters of Connection (LOC) from current, potential, and former grantee partners. Before connecting, please see our website and:

Strategic Direction Summary

Learn how we work, review our eight grant criteria, and consider a partnership with us.

Note: In 2021, our trustees approved two long-term priorities for each of our main grant portfolios. For grant portfolio I: Environmental Justice & Protection, they approved (1) water and (2) climate/energy. For grant portfolio II: Social Justice, they approved (1) voting rights and (2) criminal justice.

Letter of Connection (LOC)

Submit this form if your work aligns with ours.

Note: In 2021, our trustees approved two long-term priorities for each of our main grant portfolios. For grant portfolio I: Environmental Justice & Protection, they approved (1) water and (2) climate/energy. For grant portfolio II: Social Justice, they approved (1) voting rights and (2) criminal justice.

  • February 15 annual deadline: Social Justice grant portfolio. We often award two-year grants for voting rights in fall of odd years and two-year grants for criminal justice in fall of even years.
  • August 15 annual deadline: Environmental Justice & Protection grant portfolio. We often award two-year grants for water in spring of odd years and two-year grants for climate/energy in spring of even years.

Letter of Connection (LOC) - Sample Form

See this example before starting your LOC.

FAQs & Glossary

Find helpful answers and definitions.

Planning Matrix

Use some or all of this tool, if it will help advance your work (available in PDF or Word).