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Resources For Grantees and Grantseekers

The Foundation only accepts and responds to invited proposals. Foundation staff reviews proposals on a rolling basis. Once a complete proposal is submitted via the Grantee Portal, a decision can usually be made within three months, and the applying organization is notified promptly at that time.

Proposal Guidelines

When invited to submit a proposal, your program officer or program associate at the Foundation will specify which guidelines should be used for your specific proposal and will guide you through the application process.

Financial Templates

If requested by your program officer or program associate, or if you find it helpful, you may use one of the following templates to submit financial information with your grant proposal.

Reporting Guidelines

Please refer to your Grant Agreement for reporting requirements and due dates. In general, the reporting guidelines below are not required for general operating grants. If you received a general operating grant, please review your Grant Agreement and consult your program officer or program associate for instructions on whether/how to submit a report.

Final Reporting Guidelines

Financial Reporting Templates

If requested by your program officer or program associate, or if you find it helpful, you may use one of the following templates to create your financial report.

Submitting Documents

Please submit all proposals, signed award documents, and reports through the Foundation’s Grantee Portal. If you are having difficulty accessing or navigating the Grantee Portal, please review our Grantee Portal FAQs.

For technical assistance, please contact Grants Management at 415.284.8582 or grants@sdbjrfoundation.org. You should expect a response within two business days.

Organizational Resilience

Organizational resilience is the capacity of an organization to respond effectively to change, to bounce back from unexpected shifts, to adapt successfully to new and unforeseen conditions and circumstances, and even to seize opportunity.

Working with Consultants

Grantee Portal

Frequently Asked Questions