how to apply as a Returning Grantee with windgate foundation

Use this process if you have received a grant from us within the past 5 years

Note: Each time you click this button, a new Application record is created. Use the Grantee Portal link at the top of this page to return to a saved or submitted Application.

*Note: If you are a new Grant-seeker with Windgate Foundation, or have not applied for or received a grant within the last 5 years, you must submit an inquiry before proceeding with a full grant application. 



1. Submit your application using the "Click Here to Apply" link below at any time during the year but no later than one of our three grant application deadlines of March 1, July 1 and October 1

  • Early applications are appreciated
  • If you are unable to meet an application deadline, contact us

​2. Windgate will review your submitted application

3. If your application is approved, your request will be considered at our next Board meeting, typically in April, August or November

  • ​​Please be patient as you will not hear from us until after the Board meets

4. If your application is not approved for the Board's agenda, we will notify you promptly

5. We will let you know the outcome of the Board meeting typically within two weeks of the meeting date 

6. Approved payments are sent via direct deposit approximately 1-3 weeks after your approved grant notification.

  • Please complete and mail (or upload as part of your application) the ACH:Wire Form_Windgate.pdf agreement for direct deposit, only if you have not previously provided one to us.

7. Be prepared to submit a progress and/or final report on your grant. We will let you know what is required.