Thirty-five applications were received by the 2020 deadline, and the Miller Foundation was able to award approximately $780,000 to 28 of the applicants.

Types of Support

The Miller Foundation provides funding for the following types of requests for support:


  • Programs
  • Core Operating Support
  • Capacity Building


Please note that capital needs will only be considered if they are directly tied into program delivery (e.g., equipment, technology, software, supplies, renovations). If you would like to make this type of request, please submit an application under our program support category and be sure to communicate your request clearly in both the written proposal and supporting budget documentation.

Length of Support

Due to limited available funding, the Foundation will only consider one-year requests for support.

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Application Process

Health, Education, and Arts Program Areas

Health, Education, and Arts program area applications are by currently by invitation only. Organizations who are invited to apply will receive their invitation letter and application instructions no later than the week of February 12, 2021. Please review the proposal criteria and eligibility requirements.


The deadline for 2021 applications is March 29, 2020. All applications must be submitted online by 11:59pm. Applications will not be accepted via fax, email or mail. Please use the new online system and view instructions on our how to apply page.


Funding decisions for all three program areas will be announced the week of June 10, 2019. For more information, please contact us or see the proposal review criteria and eligibility requirements.