The deadline for submission of applications for the spring 2021 grant cycle is Friday, April 9 at 3 p.m.

For additional information you may click on the following link to download and read the Spring 2021 grant application



Spring 2021 SIEF Grant Application Guidelines

Grant Application Processing Schedule:

Monday, March 15: Application forms available online only


  •    Click here for individual forms. 
  •    Haz clic aquí para formularios individuals.    
  •    Click here for institutional forms.  
  •   Friday, April 9: 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.
  • If you need more information, please contact Mrs. Mahoney: or 631-749-0302, extension 133

           On or about May 1: 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.


Two letters of recommendation in support of the application are required of all applicants. If the applicant is of school age, at least one of the recommendations must be from a current teacher. Recommendations from parents or close relatives are not acceptable.  Instruct recommendation writers to put the student’s name in the subject line and send via email to:
At the end of the program, please provide a brief description and evaluation of the program to make an annual presentation of the S.I.Educational Foundation.
Statement: The applicant for whom I am responsible has my permission to apply and accept SIEF funds. I have researched this program and approve of my child’s participation.
Parents / Guardian Accept Responsibility:
Please submit this completed application to: info@shelterislandedfoundation.
Shelter Island School students should send a copy to:
Students from other schools should copy their school principal.