The Katherine W. Dumke and Ezekiel R. Dumke Jr. Foundation funds grants on an annual basis.
Please note: Prior to submitting your first letter of inquiry (LOI) through our online grant lifecycle management software, please contact Denise Johnsen (Denise@dumkejrfoundation.org) to obtain your login information.
2019 grant application timeline:
January 14 through February 11 - LOI submission period
February 12-20 - LOIs are reviewed
February 21-25 - Notification sent on the status of your LOI submission
February 26 through March 20 - Full application submission period, if invited to submit
May 10 - Applicants notified of application status
May 10-19 - Organizations whose application is approved sign and submit agreement letter
The Dumke Foundation funds in three areas:
Arts, Culture and Education
Gardens and Open Spaces
Health and Well Being
Grants are available only for selected geographic areas: Idaho, Montana, Utah and Wyoming. The Dumke Foundation funds grants on an annual basis. Please note the Dumke Foundation will only consider proposals for support of a specific project. Applications for general support, operating expenses, capital expansion, endowment funds, seed grants, scholarships, salaries, or awards will NOT be considered.
Twice a year, the Dumke Foundation Board meets to make decisions about grant funding. In late spring, the Board meets to review grants and make funding decisions. The Board also gathers in the fall to discuss additional funding and foundation business.
The Dumke Foundation reserves the right to change its guidelines and procedures during any grant cycle.