How to Apply

Samuel Rubin Foundation accepts applications through an online application system. If your organization already has a user account, you may login by clicking here. If you are unsure whether your organization has an account, or if you need to be added to an existing account, please contact us. Below are instructions on creating a new account:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on “Create a New Account”
  3. Organization Information: Complete this section using the contact information for the organization applying for a grant. If you are using a fiscal sponsor, do not enter your fiscal sponsor’s information here.
  4. User Information: Complete this section using your contact information within your organization. All communication related to your application will be directed to the person whose information is provided in this section. If you would like to have multiple users for your organization’s account, please contact us and we will create additional login credentials.
  5. Authorized Signer: In this section you will be asked if you are authorized to sign grant contracts on behalf of your organization. If you answer “yes” you will skip the next section and proceed to the final step of creating a password. If you answer “no” you will be asked in the next section to enter the contact information of an Executive Officer at your organization who is authorized to sign contracts on behalf of your organization.
  6. Executive Officer Information: If you (the user creating the account) are not authorized to sign contracts on behalf of your organization, please enter the contact information for an Executive Officer who is authorized. For example, the President, Chief Executive Officer, or Chief Operating Officer.
  7. User Password: Create the password for your account. Please note, passwords are case sensitive and must be at least six characters.
  8. Click “Create Account”

A system-generated confirmation email will be sent to your email address. This email will come from ‘Samuel Rubin Foundation (’. Please be sure to add this email to your contact list.

If you do not receive the email, look in your junk or spam folder. If you need assistance removing ‘Samuel Rubin Foundation (’ from your spam filter, click here for a tutorial about removing email addresses from spam filters.

Starting an Application

After creating an account, you are directed to the “Apply” page. When a grant cycle is open, there will be two applications available:

  1. Application for Renewed Funding for Current Grantees: This application is for grantees who are applying for renewed funding for a currently-funded project, or for renewed general operating support, only.
  2. New Application: This application is for applicants who are applying for funding for a new project or general support.

Please click “Preview” to review the application questions before clicking “Apply” to start your application. You can save the application as a draft and return to it at any time. Please be sure to save the draft frequently. Once submitted, the application cannot be edited. You will receive a confirmation email upon submission of your application. If additional information is needed, you will be contacted by the Grants Manager.

Application deadlines for FY20 are:

  • October 7, 2019 for review at the November 2019 Board Meeting
  • April 20, 2020 for review at the June 2020 Board Meeting

Please feel free to call or email our office at any point during the application process. We welcome your feedback, in addition to your questions.