Most applicants will use the online letter of inquiry to apply for funding. The purpose of the LOI is to introduce us to your work so that we can determine whether or not there is a good match with Surdna’s funding priorities. If it is determined that there is a good fit, you will be asked to submit a full proposal.

We ask that organizations interested in applying for funding follow the process outlined below. By following this process you will be in the best position to determine whether the Surdna Foundation is a good match for your program and to present a strong case for funding.


Step 1: Eligibility & Research


Step 2: Submit an Online Letter of Inquiry

Please note Letter of Inquiry (LOI) forms cannot be saved, i.e., they must be initiated and submitted in the same session. While you complete the LOI fields, please do not use your browser’s refresh or back functions, as this may result in loss of data. The portal is optimized for use with Google’s Chrome browser.


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