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Fiscal Year 2022 Grants

(July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022)

MLSC's FY22 grant cycle is now open. All applications must be received by Monday, March 15, 2021. Grant applications are available in SmartSimple by clicking on Current Funding Opportunities.

Before beginning an application, ensure no one else from your organization has started an application for that grant. Applications cannot be merged.

Please review the MLSC Glossary for important definitions before beginning an application.

A recording of the FY22 Grant Information Webinar is available by clicking here. Note: this link will open a preview of the webinar in DropBox. Click the Download arrow in the top right corner to download the entire media file.


MLSC makes grants once per year on the following timeline:

  • January or February: Grant application informational meeting/webinar (see News for date announcement)
  • March 15 (or next business day if March 15 falls on a weekend): Application deadline
  • May or June: Selection of grantees
  • Mid-July: First month grant disbursement of fiscal year (July 1 – June 30)

Resources for Current Grantees

Important documents and procedure guides can be found in your SmartSimple portal. Click here to access the procedure guide on submitting budget modification requests.

New Applicants

New applicants should contact MLSC BEFORE beginning an application. If the proposed program appears to fit grant guidelines, MLSC will request a formal application.