The deadline for submission of applications for the fall  2020 grant cycle for programs taking place during the 2020/21 school year is Friday, November  6 at 3 p.m.

For additional information you may click on the following link to download and read the Fall 2020 Grant Application Guidelines: 

                Fall 2020 SIEF Grant Application Guidelines

    • Grant Application Processing Schedule: 
    • Friday,  October 13: Application forms available online only. 

               Click here for individual forms.

               Haz clic aquí para formularios individuales.

               Click here for institutional forms.

  • Friday, November 6: Applications due
              • Applicants must be year-round Shelter Island residents.
              • Incomplete and invalid applications will not be considered.
              • Applications should be as concise as possible and supporting documentation limited. A member of the Grants Committee may contact the applicant if additional information is required.
              • In judging applications, preference will be given to those who apply for off-Island experiences that, in the opinion of the Grants Committee, offer the most challenging and creative possibilities.

          **In light of Governor Cuomo’s extending the COVID-19 stay at home guidelines, we are requiring submissions and letters of recommendation to be submitted in electronic form for this fall 2020 cycle.

                April 20 – April 30: Applicants Interviewed (if necessary)

                May 4 – May 8: Applicants Notified of Decisions

          Grant Payment Form

          If you have been approved for a grant, you are required to submit a GRANT PAYMENT FORM. It takes at least two weeks upon receipt of the form for the Foundation to issue a grant check. Please do not wait until the last minute to return this form.