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Open Grants Program

Stage 1 Application

Prior to submitting a Stage 1 Application in the Open Grants Program, applicants who plan to request funding in excess of $200,000 in the Open Grants Program must request a consultation with Golden LEAF staff and submit additional project information with their application. To request a consultation in the Open Grants program, please visit We recommend applicants submit their consultation request at least ten (10) days before the deadline for stage 1 applications to allow time to schedule the consultation.

To contact Golden LEAF staff with general questions regarding the Open Grants Program or to discuss projects seeking $200,000 or less (not a consultation), please follow this link.

Deadline submitted via the online system by 11:59 p.m.: Reviewed by the Golden LEAF Board of Directors no later than its regularly scheduled meeting on:
June 23, 2022 August 4, 2022
August 25, 2022 October 6, 2022
October 20, 2022 December 1, 2022
December 22, 2022 February 2, 2023
February 23, 2023 April 6, 2023
April 20, 2023 June 1, 2023


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