Application Timeline

Gaia Fund completes two funding cycles per year. The key dates associated with each cycle are indicated below:


First Funding Cycle

December 15 - February 15

open application period

February 15 final date for receipt of initial application

March Gaia Fund sends requests for full proposals

June Gaia Fund sends notifications of grant awards


Second Funding Cycle

May 15 -
July 15

open application period

July 15 final date for receipt of initial application

October Gaia Fund sends requests for full proposals

December Gaia Fund sends notifications of grant awards


If either of the two deadlines fall on a weekend or holiday, the corresponding due date or deadline will be moved to the next occurring business day.

Applicants may be asked to submit full proposals prior to the above timeline dates, depending on when the trustees review the initial application.

Gaia Fund does not give extensions to our published deadlines for initial applications.