Grant Timeline 2023-2024 Grant Cycle


1 – WIN Posts 2023-2024 Grants Cycle Timeline and criteria on website, including submission deadlines and tentative June site visit dates

19 – WIN news release distributed across state requesting Letters of Inquiry (LOI) from organizations seeking funding


13 – LOIs must be submitted to WIN by 11:59 p.m. 

15 – LOI review begins


18 – Grants Subcommittee invites 12 to 16 organizations to submit full proposals, up to eight university projects and eight nonprofit projects

20 – Organizations selected and organizations eliminated are notified


16 – Invited proposals due by 11:59 p.m.

19 – Proposal review begins


2 – Grants Committee meets to select proposals advancing to site visits (four university projects and four nonprofit projects)

6 – Grant seekers notified of their status and site visit scheduling begins


4, 6, 11,   – Scheduled site visits (all Tuesdays and Thursdays initially reserved for site visits)

13, 18    

20, 25



11  – Grants Committee selects proposals to be on ballot (two university projects and two nonprofit projects) 

15 – Grant seekers notified of status

26 – Online voting opens for WIN members of record as of June 30 


14  – Online voting closes at 11:59 p.m. 

16 – Grant seekers notified of status and grant recipients sent Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and information about announcement, fund transfer arrangement


TBD – WIN Grant Awards Celebration, announcement with news release, all-member email (pending speaker and/or program considerations)