January 9, 2017: Letter of Intent (LOI) stage opens. LOI’s are accepted on a rolling basis between January 9th and January 27th. Once an LOI is approved, the applicant may proceed to the Full Application phase. The Cullen Foundation strongly encourages early submissions so that each request may receive adequate time for review.
January 27, 2017: LOI phase closes at 5:00pm Eastern Time*. Applicants will be notified within 1 week whether they advance to the Full Application phase.
February 24, 2017: Deadline for full applications at 5:00pm Eastern Time*. Early submissions are strongly encouraged.
May 2017: The Cullen Foundation will notify applicants of grant decisions.
June 2017: Payment will be distributed to grantees.
*Please note that all submissions must be deemed complete prior to the 5pm deadline. For this reason, it is strongly advised to submit 2-3 days in advance in order for staff to review and verify that the LOI/application is completed accurately and sufficiently. If information is missing and/or the submission is incomplete, it will be sent back to the applicant to be completed in its entirety prior to the 5pm deadline.