Grant Applications

How to Apply

You may submit the recommendation form via Google forms (using the Application Form button below) or via email (by downloading the PDF below and emailing the completed form). Applicants can submit 1 proposal per cycle but there is no limit on how many cycles an applicant can submit for. Projects may span multiple cycles (ex: a two-year project is eligible for consideration).

Applications will be assessed by a panel of readers. All applicants will receive a final decision regarding their application in writing (via email) within 30 days of the application deadline.

Please contact grants@abrahampath.org with any questions regarding the application process.

Application Form

Complete the application form (including uploading all required attachments, and submit via Google Forms using the link below.

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PDF Application Form

Download the PDF linked below and submit the application form with required attachments via email (grants@abrahampath.org).

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Application Process

Timeline

API issues two calls for proposals annually.

Winter/Spring

  • Application Period: January 15th - March 15th 
  • Decision Timeline: Within 30 days of the application deadline
  • Disbursement: By May 1st 

Summer/Fall 

  • Application Period: July 5th - September 15th
  • Decision Timeline: Within 30 days of the application deadline
  • Disbursement: By November 1st 

Note: applicants who are unable to apply during one of these periods should contact API via email (grants@abrahampath.org) to inquire about other opportunities.

Required Documents

Each application should include the following:

  • A completed application form
  • CV, resume, or organizational profile (including links to professional social media profiles & previous work if applicable)
  • Detailed proposal including: 
    • Purpose and goal of the grant (must be mission-oriented, vision framing, human-focused) 
    • Timeline for completion 
    • Travel Itinerary (if applicable)
    • Deliverables (requires a media component [examples include: blog posts, social media posts, digital programming])
    • Check-in process during grant implementation period 
  • Budget (line-by-line; must clarify whether requesting full or partial funding)

Criteria for Applicants

Please note that all applicants must be 18 years or older at the time of submission.

Junior Fellows are enthusiastic, innovative individuals from diverse backgrounds looking to implement projects that further the understanding of the Path. 

  • Previous work experience or formal higher education is not required
  • Intermediate-level communication skills in English (written and spoken) OR a reliable translator to manage communications to API in English
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of basic financial principles and grant reporting practices 
  • Basic computer skills

Senior Fellows are established professionals or academics with significant experience in their field(s), proposing creative projects embodying the mission of API. Applicants are encouraged to contact API directly before completing a grant application.

  • 3+ years of experience in the field(s) relevant to the proposed project 
  • Communication skills in English (written and spoken) 
  • Public speaking/presentation skills in English 
  • Knowledge of basic financial principles and grant reporting practices

Other Opportunities & Partnerships
Applicants who do not fit into the Junior Fellow or Senior Fellow categories but further API’s mission (including local organizations, academic institutions, small businesses, etc.) may apply for funding from API as grant recipients or partners. Applicants are encouraged to contact API directly before completing a grant application. On a case by case basis, partnership projects with other nonprofits and organizations may need not go through a formal application process.