Our Process


The Roblee Foundation has two funding cycles per year.  Application deadlines for each cycle are listed below. If the date falls on a weekend, the deadline is the next business day.  

  • January 5 - Monday January 6, 2020 (Grants to be awarded in June or early July)

  • June 15 - Monday June 16, 2020 (Grants to be awarded in December)

The Roblee Foundation has a two-part application process. Beginning in 2020 applicants will submit their proposal information through an online portal which will become available in late 2019.

Part One Preliminary Proposal:   Organizations must submit the Roblee Foundation Proposal Summary and one page budget using the appropriate Missouri Common Grant Application Budget Template.  

Part Two Full Proposal: If the Part One Preliminary Proposal is found to be promising, the organization will be invited submit the Part Two Full Proposal the Missouri Common Grant Application and all required attachments. Please note that submission of Part Two does not guarantee that a grant request will be funded.

Grants shall be used solely for the purposes and for the period of time outlined in the proposal, unless the Grantee has received permission from the Foundation. Grantees are required to submit a complete evaluation and financial report at the conclusion of the grant period. 

First time applicants to the foundation are  required to call foundation staff (314-963-7713) to explore your project’s funding potential.