GNFF will be accepting applications for 2023, please see information below as application procedures have changed
What is the Garneau Nicon Family Foundation
The Garneau Nicon Family Foundation was establised in 2011 for the commitment of supporting charitable purposes in the Puget Sound Region of Western Washington.
The Garneau Nicon Family Foundation is dedicated to encouraging and supportling individuals and organizations seeking to improve themselves and enrich the communities they serve. Grants for religious, literary, scientific, educational, medical and artistic purposes, as well as other self-improvement efforts, will be considered.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I know if I qualify?
The Garneau Nicon Family Foundation accepts applications from any organization including but not limited to those with a 501c3 designation, and/or any individual seeking funding for post-graduate work.
How often are grants awarded?
Starting in 2020, grants from the GNFF will be awarded on an annual basis. Grant applications are due between February 1st - March 31st.
How do I apply for a grant?
All applications are located on our website at www.GarneauNiconFF.org, under the application section. Fill out the appropriate application and provide all required documentation. Make sure all items are filled out, signed and included. Applications that are not, will be respectfully declined. Once completed, please upload the application and all supporting documents and email them to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 31st.
How much money can I ask for?
Grants are awarded in a range from $1,000 - $50,000.
How often can I apply?
Due to the large volume of applications, organizations/individuals that are awarded a grant, may not apply for a grant in consecutive grant cycles. If you apply and were awarded a grant in the previous year, your application will not be considered.
Which Application is Best Suited for Me??
The Garneau Nicon Family Foundation is in the business of changing and shaping lives. The work we do at our Family Foundation is aimed at providing a holistic approach to solving some of our society’s biggest challenges. We help to make sure our partners are empowered by creating opportunities for individuals and communities.
Application Policies & Guidelines
With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for those in need. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today. Please make sure to include a signed copy with your application.
At GNFF, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts in addressing the issues that affect our communities. If you are part of an organization that is a registered 501(c)(3) and are seeking funding for your cause, this is your application. We wholeheartedly believe in community-involved growth and encourage those who want to make a change, to start by applying here!!
With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for those in need. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. If you are an individual looking for funding for postgraduate schooling, this is your application.
Annual Grant Submission
February 1st -March 31st
Grant season is a busy and exciting time for the board at Garneau Nicon Family Foundation. We understand that you may have many questions. Please review the below statement.
We often get requests and questions about GNFF and its funding priorities. Please know we are unable to give any insight as to how GNFF prioritizes its grants or the inner workings of the board of directors.
All grant applications must be considered fairly and without prejudice.
May 2023 decision of denial or research
August 2023 Final decision
October 2023 Checks are issued
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