Application Process

Application Process


The application for The McGregor Foundation

Fall 2018 grant cycle

will be available June 1, 2018


All grant applications must be submitted online. Before beginning your application, please review these steps.

STEP 1:  Check your eligibility. Your organization or your program must:

STEP 2: See what information you will need.

STEP 3:  Begin your online application.

Step 4:  Complete and submit the online application. When you click submit you will receive an email confirmation that we have received your application. PLEASE NOTE:  Do not mail a duplicate hard copy of the application or any uploaded attachments.

To begin the registration and application process, click here.


The Board of Directors meet 2 times a year to consider applications and award grants. In order to allow ample time for the Directors review each request thoroughly, the following schedule has been adopted:

Please note:  From time to time the application may be updated and so check the Foundation's website for stated deadlines.

Application Deadline



February 1st
August 1st 



When a deadline falls on a weekend or a holiday, the proposal is due in the Foundation’s office by 4:00 p.m. the following business day.

RELEASE OF GRANT FUNDS:  No grant is final until 501(c)(3) status is confirmed and the grantee meets other identification and regulatory standards

Staff Assistance

Applicants are encouraged to contact our office for further clarification of the Foundation's grantmaking policies.  As part of the review process, staff often make site visits to requesting organizations. They also reserve the right to contact other funders and professionals in the field regarding the grant applicants under review.

Susan O. Althans
Director of Philanthropy and Secretary to the Board

The McGregor Foundation
14900 Private Drive
Cleveland, OH   44112
Phone: (216) 851-8200 ext. 2035

To conserve your costs and the environment, please do not send us more than one copy of newsletters, invitations, annual reports or other mailings. We prefer to receive any printed material as a .pdf attachment to an e-mail.