How to Apply & Application Deadlines

How to Apply for Funding

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The Hyams Foundation is in the process of implementing a new strategic direction, building on its work from the past. Please review our new  Grantmaking Guidelines  and Frequently Asked Questions.  If you'd like to get a sense of the questions that are on the application, please download  a Word version of one of the three applications:

 If you have any questions, please feel free to contact a Hyams Foundation staff member.

Before You Apply

For new applicants, please contact Shani Pankam at

Application Deadlines

To Be Announced

New Strategic Direction 

As noted above, the new grantmaking guidelines that reflect the Foundation's new strategic direction, announced in May, 2015, have gone into effect. The Foundation will have three grantmaking application deadlines in 2016. If you have any questions or need to submit a grant report on a previous grant, please contact Shani Pankam at

Letters of Interest may be submitted at any time.